Brussels, Belgium

ACompetition won in 2014

Client : Unibail-Rodamco / Besix / CFE
Architect Associate : Art & Built
Landscaping : Kathryn Gutavson
Engineering : Arcadis
Program: Centre commercial, logements, bureaux, loisirs touristiques, cinémas, loisirs outdoor
Surface Area: 170 000 m² NSA :
Shopping center 72 000 m²
Housing 56 000 m²
Budget: 287 M € HT
Mandate : Architect Co-ordinator of the overall project. Design and oversight of works of the shopping and leisure center



A space once longing to the exposition park of architecure in 1930 and the L'Atomium and a stadium for the Universal Expo in 1958 becomes the "Quartier du Heysel" in Brussels which currently misses coherence and urban character.

The primary objective and challenge is to create a new lively and animated district to in essence, initiate a new economic dynamism, ecological residencies acessible to everyone and offer a new tourist destinations including leisure and shopping centers. The Europea project is a new piece of Brussels unique in its program and exemplary in its design.

This project aims to achieve the Breeam Excellence Community Certification


Agency credits

Yann Padlewski (directeur de projet)
Deborah Pill
Francesco Zaccaro
Alison Rondel
Dionisio Rocha
Beat Meier
Hector Montero
Laure Barthelot
Jean-François Guillot
Thomas Poletti
Nathalie François
Margherita Rossi
Michael Shamieh

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