Vastint Belgium has been awarded BREEAM In-use Very Good for their office building Colonies Square in Brussels.
Colonies Square is located in the prestigious neighbourhood of the Belgian royalty, next to the beautiful “Parc Royal” and the Cathedral St. Michel. The Colonies street also leads into the famous Loi street with its numerous office buildings of the European Community. The building is well connected with public transport; Brussels central railway station is next door, and the taxi and metro station are also both within walking.
The building represents a perfect combination of modern technical requirements and ancient architecture. The neo-classical extension is in perfect harmony with the other buildings of the neighbourhood like the Royale Belge, the Cathedral of Saint Michel and town houses of the 18th century.
The central part of the building includes an atrium of 10m x 10m starting from the second floor allowing to use all space efficiently. A glass dome roof has been installed on the top of this six storey atrium. A part of the ground floor offers commercial spaces. There are eight floors of offices and five underground parking levels. In total Colonies Square offers 8,515 m² offices, 203 m² shops, 61 m² storage, 140 parking spaces.