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ORG Permanent Modernity

Brussels Market Building

© Filip Dujardin

ORG Permanent Modernity

The Brussels Market is located in an immigrant neighborhood, less than 2.5km (1.5mi) from Brussels Central train station. The project (226,000 ft2) includes industrial meat production facilities, various market stall types, logistics and parking spaces, and a large commercial roof farm (43,000 ft2) with related retail programs including a farm-to-table restaurant. The market building, opened in June 2015, is the first architectural step towards realizing the Meat Market District plan, which outlines the gradual conversion of an industrial slaughterhouse into a mixed-urban environment. Continue reading ORG Permanent Modernity