Visit at BAMB pilot“Circular Retrofit Lab” at EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017, 20 June 2017, Brussels

Within the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017,  Brussels Environment organised a visit to two exemplary buildings in the Brussels-Capital Region, Tuesday June the 20th.

Programme (bilingual English-French)

  • 13:30 Departure from Place du Luxembourg
  • 14:00 Visit of Be.exemplary laureate “VUB Swimming Pool”, High-energy-performance retrofitting of the swimming pool of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel with specific attention to sustainability and circular economy. Technical guide: Valerie Hermans, Atelier T.
  • 14:50 Presentation of “Circular Retrofit Lab”, research project on the deconstruction of prefabricated student housing from the sixties. This project is part of European research program BAMB – Buildings as Material Banks. Technical guide: Stijn Elsen, TRANSFORM research group – VUB
  • 15:45 Visit of Exemplary Building Rue de Spa or “Oxygen Office Building”. Newly built passive office building in the European District. Technical guides : Alain Thomas, Himlung.
  • 17:00 Arrival at Place du Luxembourg – End of the visit




Find out more:

Circular Retrofit Lab

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017