Falconhoven Apartment Building

Antwerp, Belgium 2014–2020

Client: CIP - Construction & Investment Partners BREEAM Award 2019

This commission for an apartment building was won in a limited competition organised by the city of Antwerp. The mixed-use building contains fifty-one apartments, shops, and offices, and is part of a city block designed together with Flemish architects Bovenbouw, ONO Architectuur, and Dutch architects Rapp + Rapp.

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Drawings

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Apartment floor plan

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Elevation

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Related news

Caruso St John's Falconhoven apartment building is reviewed in the February edition of Architecture Today. Tom Avermaete explores the project's effect on the city through its materiality, details and references.

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Completion

Falconhoven Apartment Building

Antwerp, Belgium

Construction has completed on the Falconhoven Apartment Building in central Antwerp. The building contains fifty-one apartments, as well as shops, offices, and a kindergarten, and is the first completed building in a city block designed in collaboration with Flemish architects Bovenbouw and ONO Architectuur, and Dutch architects Rapp + Rapp.

Credits

Location
Antwerp, Belgium

Date
2014–2020

Client
CIP: Construction Investment Partners

Construction cost
€9.3m

Area
9,000 m2

Caruso St John Architects
Adam Caruso, Peter St John , Rod Heyes

Project architects
Amy Perkins (2013-2014), Sam Casswell (2014-2015), Ted Swift (2015-2016), James Hand (2016-2020)

Collaborating architects
Rapp&Rapp, Ono, Bovenbouw

Executive architect
Bureau Bouwtechniek NV

Structural engineer
Establis Antwerpen bvba

Services engineer
Ingenium NV

Cost consultant
Bureau Bouwtechniek NV

Project manager
CIP NV

Acoustics
Venac Studiebureau bvba

Main contractor
Strabag

Photography
Filip Dujardin

Awards
BREEAM Award, Residential category