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[…]

Bouygues Energies & Services office building – Montigny-le-Bretonneux

  Client:  Sodearif – Bouygues Construction Period:  2007 – 2010 Size:  11.700 m² Team:  Hubert Godet, Sodearif, 3E Work 3E was contracted to perform thermal and lighting analyses, optimisation of building energy needs and assistance to realisation with respect to energy management, with the goal of attaining very high energy performance for this new 11[…]

Brussels Regional Parliament – Brussels

  Client:  Brussels Regional Parliament Period:  2009 – 2013 Size:  1.800 m² Team:  Skope, 3E, Grontmij, Pirnay, Jacques Delens Work This new construction is an office building adjacent to the Brussels Regional Parliament in the historical centre of Brussels. The building was designed by the architect firm Cooparch, with a double transparent envelope on almost[…]

Rova Braie – a BREEAM Excellent multi-residential building – Brussels

  Client:  Rova Braie scrl Period:  2010 – 2014 Team:  Herpain, 3E Work The Rova Braie project consists in a multi residential high-standing building located in Brussels city centre. It has achieved a BREEAM Excellent rating at both design and construction stages thanks to high environmental performances, notably high insulation, ground heat pumps, photovoltaic energy[…]

Abattoir Anderlecht – Brussels

  Client:  Abatan NV Size:  9.700m² food market, 2.200m² shops, 2.500m² dwellings Period:  2011 – 2012 Work 3E supported the project team (architect, office special techniques, etc) with the aim of designing a cost efficient energy concept for the entire project. The shops and dwellings are conditioned and form a defined and insulated heated volume.[…]

Energy Port Masterplan – Ostend

  Client:  Autonoom Havenbedrijf Oostende Size:  658 ha, of which 199 ha water surface Period:  2013 – 2014 Team:  3E, i-propeller, MOP Urban Design, Rebel Work In the framework of the European Interreg project “Sustainable Seaports”, a consortium of companies (3E, MOP Urban Design, i-Propeller and Rebel) commissioned by the Autonomous Port Authority Oostende, worked[…]

Cours Saint-Michel – Brussels

  Client:  P&V Size:  13.500 m² Period:  2009 – 2016 Team:  DDS & Partners, Technical and Data Consulting, Herpain, 3E Work P&V’s ”Cours Saint-Michel” building is a 20 year old, 13.500 m² office space in Brussels. The renovation is part of P&V’s sustainability strategy, focused on rationalizing energy use to optimize the added-value and image[…]