Academiestraat – Ghent

Client:  3D Invest Period:  2011 – 2014 Team:  Robbrecht en Daem architecten, architecten Tania Van Den Bussche en Els Claessens, Dierendonckblancke architects, MJ Van Hee Architecten, VK Group, 3E, 3D Real Estate, Van Roey Vastgoed, etc. Work The current fire department and academy site is a fascinating challenge in the area of sustainability due to[…]

Genk-Zuid and Ravenshout heating networks – Province of Limburg

Client:  POM Limburg, part of Eco2Profit Period:  2012 – 2013 Team:  3E, Greenvis, Stibbe, Rebel, CEE Engineering Work The province of Limburg has been convinced for a long time that it has a leading role in reducing the impact on the environment. This has translated into a particularly ambitious step, namely the commitment to make[…]

Pier Kornel – Feasibility study heating network on former Tupperware site – Aalst

Client:  Dender Development (Matexi & Re-Vive) Period:  2012 – 2014 Work Dender Development (Matexi & Re-Vive) has been planning the redevelopment of a former industrial site into a residential area in East Flanders. Over a period of five years, approximately 600 residential units will be built, ranging from terraced houses to high-rise building The project[…]

The Suikerfabriek heating network – Veurne

Client:  West Flemish Intermunicipal Period:  2013 Work The West-Vlaamse Intercommunale [West Flemish Intermunicipal], abbreviated to Wvi, is responsible for the integrated planning and project development of industrial parks and residential areas on behalf of the province and 54 West Flemish municipalities. Together with the city of Veurne, Wvi is planning a mixed-use urban development, blending[…]

Sustainable energy strategy for VUB data centre – Brussels

Client:  VUB Period:  2013 Work 3E was asked by the Free University of Brussels (VUB) for assistance in determining a sustainable energy strategy for different types of servers and associated cooling installations and UPS services. This support was part of an overall future strategy adopted by the VUB for grouping servers and supercomputers. Based on[…]

WDP consumption model

Client:  WDP Period:  2013 Work 3E developed an energy consumption model for WDP to calculate the total energy costs of WDP warehouses. The model can also make a comparison with a reference building or a competitor’s building. The results of these calculations are displayed in a simplified version via an App, specially developed for this[…]

Feasibility study for the development of multi-criteria panel for buildings

Client:  Eternit (ETEX GROUP) and Unilin (MOHAWK GROUP) Period:  2011 – 2012 Team:  3E, Th!nk E Work The subject of this feasibility study is to investigate the technical and economic feasibility of a multi-criteria panel to realise a substantial improvement of the existing building stock. This would allow the partners, i.e. Eternit, Unilin and 3E,[…]

Albertkanaal – Concept study sustainable redevelopment of a business park

Client:  The City of Antwerp Period:  2015 – 2016 Team:  Posad Spatial Strategies, Arcadis, 3E, One Architecture Work The aim of the study is to contribute towards the project area having a sustainable future, with the intention of influencing other business parks experiencing with similar problems. The way in which this is realised is by[…]

Town Hall of Hasselt design support – Hasselt

© Jaspers-Eyers Architects Client:  Democo Group Period:  2015 – 2016 Work 3E provided specific technical support to the Democo Group relating to the problem of private cables for photovoltaic production (in consultation with Infrax), energy performance requirements, BREEAM certification, etc. The structural work for the new Town Hall of Hasselt must be completed by the[…]

Quartier Bleu – Wind comfort and solar analysis – Hasselt

  Client:  Kanaalkom Development NV – Matexi Period:  2016 Work On behalf of Matexi, 3E analysed the wind comfort for pedestrians and future residents of the project area of ‘Quartier Bleu’ in Hasselt. Additionally, an analysis was made of the number of hours of sunlight exposure at several sites located at outside gastro/pub terraces along[…]

Nieuw Gent – Energy scenario study of high-rise towers – Ghent

  Client:  WoninGent cvba Period:  2016 Team:  3E, Buro II & ArchI+I Work In response to the “Revitalisation of New Ghent” project, whereby a preliminary urban development study will be drawn up for the area surrounding the existing high-rise towers, the City of Ghent wants to support its decision to proceed with renovations, replacement construction[…]

ExcEED – Understanding the energy performance of buildings to improve energy policies

  Client:  European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme Team:  3E, EURAC, BPIE, Hoval, Wattics Work 3E participates in a newly launched EU-funded project, ExcEED, which promises to improve our understanding of our building’s energy performance by collecting data and providing all the information to policy makers, designers, and energy managers. ExcEED aims to[…]

Unique opportunity to boost your R&D in collaboration with other building technology manufacturers

  Client:  VLAIO Period:  2016 – 2018 Team:  WTCB-CSTC, 3E, Wood.be Work The cluster aims at identifying manufacturers, architects, engineering offices, contractors, financial institutions, federations, etc. within the building sector in Flanders, and match their complementarity in terms of industrialisation and automatization of the construction process. The main objective of the cluster is to develop[…]

Structural thermal energy storage in heavy weight buildings

  Client:  CEMBUREAU – The European Cement Association Period:  2016 Work To overcome the growing unbalance between energy demand and renewable energy generation, an increased flexibility is required from the demand side (i.e. the consumer). Orchestrated in a new energy infra- and market structure, e.g. so-called smart grids, buildings can play a significant role in[…]

Energy landscapes: What a Flemish energy landscape could look like

  Client:  A consortium of VLM, VITO, VEA, Team Vlaams Bouwmeester and Ruimte Vlaanderen Period:  2013 – 2014 Team:  Posad, 3E, Geografie UGent en Resourcedesign Work Just like any other region in Europe, Flanders faces the challenge of a full transition from a fossil energy system to a renewable and sustainable energy system. This means[…]

Oude Dokken – Ghent

  Client:  AG Stadsontwikkelingsbedrijf Gent Period:  2009 – 2013 Size:  ca. 45 ha Work The city of Ghent acquired the former docksides near the Dampoort railway station in view of redevelopment. 3E was contracted by the city to contribute to the site masterplan for the site reconversion, being developed by OMA, an urban planners’ office.[…]

Château Montrose vineyard – Positive energy renovation – France

  Client:  Bouygues, Maurice Berger Period:  commissioning in 2008 Size:  13.000 m² Work The vineyard of Chateau Montrose comprises a set of buildings (vat room, barrel cellars, bottles cellars,…) representing a total surface of 13 000 m². The new owners of the estate chose to renovate the site completely, maintaining the organization and layout of[…]