Royale Belge Brussels, Belgium

Planning permission

Royale Belge

Brussels, Belgium

Planning permission has been granted for the renovation and alteration of Royale Belge, a listed former company headquarters in the south of Brussels. The 39,000 sqm office building, built in 1970 and standing within a landscape that is also now listed, has been empty for the last 5 years. The new mixed use programme includes offices, hotel, health club, restaurant and co-working, and is being developed by the consortium Souverain 25.

The project is a design collaboration between CSTJ and Bovenbouw Architectuur, together with local architects DDS+. Construction starts in September 2021 and is due for completion in January 2023.

The commission reflects the practice’s interest in the renovation of existing buildings to address future building needs.

Image © Séverin Malaud

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