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DBM new multifunctional campus building and student hotel for the University College PXL

Hasselt, Belgium, Europe

Sector Education
Project status in execution
Location Hasselt, Belgium, Europe
Execution From August 2018
Architect a2o architecten cvba, Vissersstraat 2, 3500 Hasselt, BE
Study June 2017 - December 2018
GFA 13,745 m2
Scope Study and following up MEP / EPBD reporting
Intervention Construction
Client Hogeschool PXL, Elfde-Liniestraat 25, 3500 Hasselt, BE
Total technical installations cost:€ 3.258.370,01 excl. VAT (student hotel)
Total construction cost:€ 12.253.179,00 excl. VAT (school)

€ 7.171.250,00 excl. VAT (studentenhotel)

K Level / Energy class :24
 E Level:58
Certification:

 

Project description:

A student hotel, located in the tower, and new campus building for the art department was built for the university college PXL in Hasselt.

The 2-storey art school has studios for the artists and rooms for multifunctional purpose.

The hotel consist of 14 floors of which one is a conference centre.

The hotel is exclusively equipped with a ground-coupled heat exchanger and heat pumps for heating and cooling the building. The earth tubes are extended to the art school.

Solar panels ensure the production of electricity and the lighting is completely in LED.

Sustainable Features

comfort
comfort
reuse rainwater
reuse rainwater
water management
water management
heat recovery
heat recovery
louvers
louvers
insulation
insulation
waste management
waste management
solar energy
solar energy
PV panels
PV panels
geothermal energy
geothermal energy
passive cooling
passive cooling
glazing
glazing
ecological materials
ecological materials