The Belgian architecture firm Jaspers-Eyers Architects, with offices in Brussels, Leuven and Hasselt, is a returning laureate at the event. This year, the firm received a special honour. The new administrative centre of Etterbeek, a collaboration with the Brussels office BAEB, was elected Best International Architecture Project in the category Public Buildings.
The IPA jury consists of more than one hundred experts from different segments of the real estate industry. Each project is assessed on a number of criteria, such as design, quality, service, originality and sustainability.
Jaspers-Eyers Architects also won prizes in London with three other projects. Spectrum’ and ‘ZIN’ (the redevelopment of the WTC towers in Brussels, in collaboration with 51N4E and L’AUC) were elected best in Belgium, respectively in the office and mixed-use categories. The residential tower Eden Tower in Frankfurt – Germany (in association with TLBS and Jahn-MK) was voted Germany’s best in the High-rise category.
Click here for a summary of the online award ceremony and a short interview with architect Stefaan Van Acker and his colleague Emmanuel Bouffioux of BAEB.
Etterbeek City Hall
Address: Brussels, Belgium
Categories: Governmental, Office, Public services, Police
Status: under construction
Client: Commune d’ Etterbeek
End user: Commune d’ Etterbeek
Total surface: 20.000 m²
In coorporation with: BAEB Architects
Additional information: BREEAM Certificate : Very Good
Largest building in Brussels constructed according to the Passive House sustainability standard.