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51N4E

BPost . Brussels

51N4E . BPost . Brussels (1)

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The Brussels canal area is still characterized today by its former industrial use with the waterway as its infrastructural backbone. For a long time now the water front has regained interest as a potential site for residential development. The site of the former national post services Bpost is one of the developments located between the canal and the office district situated around Brussels North station. Stephane Beel architects developed a masterplan for this site, arranging four buildings around an inner courtyard functioning as a garden room. 51N4E is responsible for the design of the building located along Willebroekkaai, which thus stands between the protected courtyard on one side and the busy street on the other. The two sides of the building are hence approached with differentiated typological strategies to make the most of their diverging contexts. Continue reading 51N4E