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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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.[…]

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[…]

“Natuurbuurt” concept – energy design

  Client:  Bostoen Period:  2015 – 2016 Work Bostoen, project developer of passive dwellings, asked 3E to analyse which (collective) energy concept is cost-optimal for its new residential “Natuurbuurt” neighbourhood concept. Based on a detailed cost benefit analysis, 3E compared the feasibility of several collective energy systems with the currently used individual energy system approach.[…]

DEME Headquarters Masterplan – Zwijndrecht

  Client:  DEME Period:  2015 – present Size:  39 ha of which 10 ha dock Work 3E was contracted by DEME to give form to the masterplan for the DEME site in Zwijndrecht. Through the renovation of its buildings and by an optimal use of renewable energy technologies, an energy-neutral (and if possible energy-autonomous) site[…]

Quatuor building – Brussels

  Client:  Befimmo via ABV Environment Period:  January – June 2016 Size:  65.000 m² Team:  Jaspers & Eyers, VK Engineering, Bopro, ABV-Environnement, 3E Work The real-estate operator Befimmo is planning to construct the “Quatuor Building”, a new office building of 60.000 m² situated near the Rogier square in Brussels, in order to replace the actual[…]

Energy transition for social housing – Godarville

  Client:  La Ruche Chapelloise Period:  January – July 2016 Period:  +/- 1300 dwellings Work The social housing company ‘La Ruche Chapelloise’ has the ambition to drastically improve the sustainability of its housing stock, counting over 1300 dwellings, by introducing renewable energies en energy efficiency. 3E was contracted to make an optimised proposal for possible[…]

3E Optimal Control Services – Increasing system performance through data

  Client:  3E – internal product (software) development Period:  2014 – 2016 Work 3E is developing software for optimal control of dynamic systems. Our focus is twofold: the building energy sector and the hybrid energy systems. Our approach is Model Predictive Control combined with greybox system identification. The combination of these powerful techniques optimizes the[…]

A Guide for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings

  Client:  Vlaams EnergieAgentschap (VEA) Period:  2014 Team: 3E, Visuality Work Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) have a very high energy performance and use a very limited amount of primary energy for heating, cooling, sanitary hot water (in housing sector), lighting (in office buildings) and ventilation. The nearly zero or very low amount of energy required[…]

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Masterplan Nieuw Zuid Antwerp

  Client:  City of Antwerp Period:  2011-2012 Size:  400.000 m² Team:  Studio Secchi Vigano, 3E Work Construction has started on Antwerp’s brand new 400.000 m² city quarter Nieuw Zuid. It will be located south of the current Zuid (South) district, right next to the Antwerp Court of Justice. Nieuw Zuid will boast 2,000 residences, next[…]

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Montlegia hospital – Liège

  Client:  Christian Hospital Centre of Liège (CHC) Period:  2010-2012 Size:  113.000 m² Team:  Assar Architects – Artau – Hoet + Minne, Greisch, Tractebel Engineering, 3E Work The new Montlegia hostpital (Christian Hospital of Liège -CHC) will have a capacity of about 750 beds. It consists of two main entities: the “patient’s accommodation“ building and[…]