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Office building ‘Herman Teirlinck’ - 14.047


Complete mission for civil and structural engineering according the BIM process.


The 'Herman Teirlinck Building' is an office complex located on the 'Tour & Taxis' site in Brussels. It houses the new administrative center of the Flemish Government (VAC). The building consists of a 6 level podium surmounted by a a tower of 60 meters. The project comprises 46,000 sqm. of usable space, complemented by 2 basement levels for archives and a parking lot for 311 cars.

Specific features

The offices are organized around spacious glazed inner courtyards with offers a lot of natural light and pleasant views. The project features a semi-public covered gallery with public facilities such as a restaurant, auditoriums and reception areas. The reinforced concrete beam and column structure is organized around a 7,2m square grid. Over the covered gallery where there are wide spans and cantilevers, particularly at the entrances, steel frameworks are used to carry the loads.


4-star rating Flemish Design Manual exemplary design in terms of durability. E-level of only E34 it meets the Flemish limit for an 'almost energy-neutral building'. Passive Building Standard of the Brussels Region.

  • 2014

  • 2015-2017

  • Neutelings Riedijk Architecten - CONIX RDBM Architecten

  • Extensa Group -PMV

  • Brussels, Belgium

  • 66500 m2

  • 80000000 € Vat Excl.

  • Completed
  • Filip Dujardin, Extensa