residential infrastructure

Conversion of an existing building to retail units and new construction of student rooms

Customer:

SCA Wereldhave Belgium Comm. VA

Architect:

AWG Architecten Cvba - Antwerpen

Construction period:

sep 2012 - may 2014

Construction task:

10.935.393

Location:

Gent

About the project

This inner city construction project comprises the reconversion of the former student restaurant “Overpoort” to commercial premises with small and larger retail units, fitness facility and restaurant. A new adjoining construction was built to accommodate 118 students with communal facilities.
The work included structural work, finishing and technical facilities and construction of a public square.

Key figures

Construction surface   
- Student rooms  4.350 m² 
- Retail units  6.020 m² 
No. floors 
Surface surrounding area  200 m²