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Crematorium Heimolen / Claus en Kaan Architecten

© Christian Richters © Christian Richters © Christian Richters © Christian Richters

House WIVA / OYO - Open Y Office

  • Architects: OYO - Open Y Office
  • Location: Herent, Belgium
  • Area: 110.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2010
  • Photographs: Tom Janssens

© Tom Janssens © Tom Janssens © Tom Janssens © Tom Janssens

House extension Mortsel / Bovenbow

  • Architects: Bovenbow
  • Location: Mortsel, Belgium
  • Design: Dirk Somers, Merijn Muller, Christopher Paesbrugge
  • Area: 75.5 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Karin Borghouts

© Karin Borghouts © Karin Borghouts © Karin Borghouts © Karin Borghouts

Passive House with Textile Skin / BLAF Architecten

  • Architects: BLAF Architecten
  • Location: Asse, Belgium
  • Design Team: Bart Vanden Driessche, Lieven Nijs, Barbara Oelbrandt
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: Stijn Bollaert

© Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert

School extension Rumst / Bovenbouw

© Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin

Zero Energy House Lokeren / BLAF Architecten

© Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert

dnA House / BLAF Architecten

© Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert

woning boW te Wondelgem / BLAF Architecten

  • Architects: BLAF Architecten
  • Location: Wondelgem, Belgium
  • Interiors: Sammy Darraz, Wakken
  • Area: 204.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Stijn Bollaert

© Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert

Hong Kong Tops Charts as World's Most Expensive Construction Market

EC Harris’ 2013 International Construction Costs Report has named Hong Kong as the most expensive city in the world to build in. The annual study, which benchmarks building costs in 47 countries across the globe, found that relative construction costs have been affected by substantial fluctuations in currency throughout the year. Despite a stagnant economy, Europe has six of the top ten most expensive markets in this year’s report, reflecting the competitive challenge faced by the Eurozone. 

The top ten most expensive countries to build in are:

C-Mine Expeditie / NU architectuuratelier

© Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert © Stijn Bollaert

Ice Rink of Liège / L'Escaut Architectures + BE Weinand

  • Architects: L'Escaut Architectures + BE Weinand
  • Location: Liege, Belgium
  • Gappa Structure: Yves Weinand, Arianit Shevelli Fluids: BET Nicolas Ingénieries
  • Technical Control: SECO L’Escaut Project Team: David Crambert, Annelies Kums, Michaël Bianchi, Olivier Bastin, Claire Laborde, François Lichtlé, Déborah Vanderlinden, Tilman
  • Health And Safety Coordinator: SIXCO General contractor: Moury Construct Timber structure: Lamcol
  • Area: 7410.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Marc Detiffe

© Marc Detiffe © Marc Detiffe © Marc Detiffe © Marc Detiffe

After-School Child Care Gistel / Buro II & Archi+I

© Klaas Verdru
© Klaas Verdru
  • Architects: Buro II & Archi+I
  • Location: Gistel, Belgium
  • Architect In Charge: Tom Vandorpe
  • Designer: Kevin Huysentruyt, Fanny Dorme
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Klaas Verdru

© Klaas Verdru © Klaas Verdru © Klaas Verdru © Klaas Verdru

Liège Centre for Group Dynamics and Institutional Analysis / Dethier Architectures

  • Architects: Dethier Architectures
  • Location: 4102 Seraing.
  • General Contractor: Daniel Stoffels sprl
  • Metallic Structure: Bemelmans Balancier et Fils sprl
  • Interior Woodwork: C. Dethier sprl
  • Area: 333.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2004
  • Photographs: Serge Brison

© Serge Brison © Serge Brison © Serge Brison © Serge Brison

GENETS 3 / Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners

© Jean-Luc Laloux © Jean-Luc Laloux © Jean-Luc Laloux © Jean-Luc Laloux

School extension in Antwerp / Areal Architecten

Courtesy of Areal Architecten
Courtesy of Areal Architecten

©  Thomas De Bruyne Courtesy of Areal Architecten ©  Thomas De Bruyne ©  Thomas De Bruyne

Renovation of Kazematten Bombshelters / Govaert & Vanhoutte architectuurburo

Courtesy of Govaert & Vanhoutte architectuurburo Courtesy of Govaert & Vanhoutte architectuurburo Courtesy of Govaert & Vanhoutte architectuurburo Courtesy of Govaert & Vanhoutte architectuurburo

Cellebroedersstraat / a2o architecten

  • Architects: a2o architecten
  • Location: Cellebroedersstraat, Hasselt, Belgium
  • Founder: Haumont nv
  • Contractor: Deholi nv , Centrum-Zuid 2607, 3530 Houthalen
  • Area: 2000.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Niels Donkers

© Niels Donkers © Niels Donkers © Niels Donkers © Niels Donkers

Summerhouse V at K / BURO II & ARCHI+I

© Siska Vandecasteele © Siska Vandecasteele © Siska Vandecasteele © Siska Vandecasteele