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Neutelings Riedijk Architects Begins Construction on Largest Passive Office Building in Belgium

Neutelings Riedijk Architects has begun construction on the Herman Teirlinck Building, which, when complete, will be the largest passive office building in Belgium, serving as a mixed-use center for the Flemish government.

The 66,500 square-meter building, located in Brussels, will be built along the canal on the site of Tour & Taxis, one of the last large-scale development locations in the heart of the city, in hopes that it will transform the area into “a new high-quality green urban district with mixed functions.”

“Le Cinq” Office Tower / Neutelings Riedijk Architects

© Neutelings Riedijk Architects / Buelens - Visualisatie A2STUDIO
© Neutelings Riedijk Architects / Buelens - Visualisatie A2STUDIO

Neutelings Riedijk Architects has made a design for a 180 m high office tower, ‘Le Cinq’ in Paris, commissioned by Brussels developer Buelens NV as one out of four teams for the international competition organized by the City of Paris. The new skyscraper serves as the focal point for the east of Paris in the new urban development of the XIIIth arrondissement, near to the Grande Bibliothèque. The tower consists of a stacking of five separate volumes of six stories each, cantilevered from two vertical cores with open space between the volumes. More images and architects’ description after the break.

International Dance and Music Centre / Neutelings Riedijk Architects

Courtesy of Neutelings Riedijk Architects
Courtesy of Neutelings Riedijk Architects

Neutelings Riedijk Architects is chosen as the winner of the architecture competition for the new building of the International Dance and Music Centre in city of The Hague, The Netherlands, among a field of 16 renowned international firms. More images and complete press release after the break.