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Convention Center KAVA, Antwerp, BE Studiebureau Boydens


Located in the center of Antwerp, The Royal Pharmacists Association of Antwerp (Koninklijke Apothekersvereniging van Antwerpen-KAVA) renovated their entire back building.  The existing structure       was stripped down to the underground parking lot level.  The garage area was then extended and divided into two parts for the operational benefit of two parties. Above the garage level, a new meeting and conference room complex was constructed in a wooden skeleton.  This complex consists of an auditorium, meeting room, library, a multifunctional lobby, bar and kitchen facility. The technical installations are located
in the basement, concealed from the publics eye, also maintain optimal comfort and sound at its best in
the conference rooms.
The façade, constructed in wood, consists of natural and environmentally friendly materials, providing and envelope for energy efficient heating and cooling.
The building is well equipped with modern installations and techniques, providing a state-of-the-art conference complex, ready for the future.

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general data

total cost price: € 2.710.000,00

total area: 1.086 m²

Study start date:: November 2014

completion date: June 2018

nature of work: Construction: Study and following up MEP / EPBD reporting

cost techniques: € 816.902,65 excl. VAT


K-level: 25
E-level: -
Certification: -


Koninklijke Apothekersvereniging van Antwerpen (KAVA), Lange Leemstraat 187, 2018 Antwerp, BE


Poponcini & Lootens ir architecten bvba, Tavernierkaai 2 bus 28, 2000 Antwerp, BE