residential infrastructure

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


SCA Wereldhave Belgium Comm. VA


AWG Architecten Cvba - Antwerpen

Construction period:

sep 2012 - may 2014

Construction task:




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