Opening De Kwekerij Lier, part of Normaalschool site Lier

Opening De Kwekerij Lier, part of Normaalschool site Lier

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On Friday 23 September 2022, the incubator business centre De Kwekerij was festively opened by mayor Rik Verwaest and alderman Bert Wollants.This is how we deliver the first sub-project of our project Normaalschool site redevelopment Lier.Within a few months, the flats of the first phase ABCD will also be delivered.Meanwhile, the works of the subproject Co-housing De Kluis have started and we are preparing the new flats of the second phase. website De Kwekerij Lier project page Normaalschool...

Start of construction for SWCS offices Charleroi

Start of construction for SWCS offices Charleroi

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Today, the official ceremony for the start of construction on our project SWCS offices Charleroi took place. In the presence of Walloon Deputy Minister Philippe Henry and Walloon Minister Christophe Collignon, the Mayor of Charleroi, Paul Magnette, symbolically started the works in one of the site cranes.In 2019, META architectuurbureau won this design competition together with RGPA (Réservoir A + Goffart Polomé Architectes). article Télésambre project page SWCS offices Charleroi

Construction Central Police Station Kouter Torhout has started

Construction Central Police Station Kouter Torhout has started

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Since 7 March 2022, the construction works of Central Police Station Kouter in Torhout have started.Today a ceremony was organised to celebrate the start of the works, as well as a moment to present the project to the press. The press moment was attended by members of the council of Local Police Kouter, adviser WVI and general contractor Artes Depret.The end of the works is planned for autumn 2023. article Architectenweb (in Dutch)article Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch) article Het Laatste Nieuws (in...

Official inauguration Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre

Official inauguration Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre

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Today, our project Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre was officially inaugurated by mayor Dirk De fauw, honorary alderman Boudewijn Laloo, Jeff Mertens (CFE/MBG) and Eric Soors (META). Because of the measures to prevent the Covid-19 virus from spreading, the number of attendees was limited to an absolute minimum. In the spring of 2022, a new 'grand opening' will be organised during which the building will be opened to the general public. Earlier this week, the public space and the artwork 'Bron'...

Foundation stone laid for Normaalschool site redevelopment Lier

Foundation stone laid for Normaalschool site redevelopment Lier

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On Thursday November 18th, 2021, the laying of the foundation stone of our project Normaalschool site redevelopment Lier took place by mayor Frank Boogaerts. At the same time, the first square of the site was officially inaugurated: Barbara Vettersplein, named after the mother superior of the Sint-Elisabeth hospital in Lier. Finally, the project also received a new name and was renamed to Het Academisch Kwartier Lier.article Gazet van Antwerpen (in Dutch)article Bouwkroniek (in Dutch)project...

Agrotopia rooftop greenhouse Roeselare featured in an episode of 'Het Provinciaal Domein'

Agrotopia rooftop greenhouse Roeselare featured in an episode of 'Het Provinciaal Domein'

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Our project Agrotopia rooftop greenhouse Roeselare (in colaboration with Van Bergen Kolpa Architecten) was featured in the last episode of the programme 'Het Provinciaal Domein' on the regional TV channels Focus and WTV.Project Manager for Inagro Peter Bleyaert and deputy Bart Naeyaert give an explanation of this unique project.episode 'Het Provinciaal Domein' (in Dutch)project page Agrotopia rooftop greenhouse Roeselare

META selected for Town Hall Middelkerke

META selected for Town Hall Middelkerke

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As a member of the team Gemeente(t)huis, META is selected for the DBM procedure for the new town hall of Middelkerke, Belgium. The project site is located centrally in the municipality on the former site of swimming pool Duinenbad.The team Gemeente(t)huis consists of CIT RED (project development), META architectuurbureau (design architecture), Atelier Romain (design masterplan), Landinzicht Landschapsarchitecten (design landscape), AIKO architecten en ingenieurs (execution architecture and...

Highest point of construction and digital site visit Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre

Highest point of construction and digital site visit Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre

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Last Friday, the highest point of the structural works of our project Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre was reached. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is unfortunately impossible to organise a public site visit. Therefore BMCC, the city of Bruges and general contractor MBG made a digital site visit. Watch the video below. reportage Focus/WTV (in Dutch) article Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch) article Het Laatste Nieuws (in Dutch) article Krant van West-Vlaanderen (in Dutch) project page Bruges Meeting...

META and ARVS selected for design competition for the renovation of two residential towers

META and ARVS selected for design competition for the renovation of two residential towers

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META, together with Architectenbureau Vanhecke & Suls (ARVS), has been selected for the design competition for the thorough renovation of two residential towers with 383 social flats.The two social housing buildings are part of the iconic Europark development on Antwerp's Left Bank and each have 17 storeys.META and ARVS are among the five design teams selected to draw up a design proposal for Woonhaven Antwerpen.The team of META and ARVS also includes Paridaens Ingenieurs (structural...