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RESIDENTIAL APARTMENTS O’SEA – DESIGNED WITH BIM

Ostend, Belgium, Europe

Sector Residential
Project status in execution
Location Ostend, Belgium, Europe
Execution February 2017 - September 2019
Architect CONIX RDBM Architects bvba, Londenstraat 60/121, 2000 Antwerp, BE
Study February 2015 - April 2016
GFA 18,000 m2
Intervention Construction
Client Allfin nv, Koloniënstraat 56, 1000 Brussels, BE

Total technical installation cost: 8.000.000,00 € VAT excluded
Total construction cost: 26.000.000,00 € VAT excluded
Surface: 18.000m² (178 housing units)
K-level: 23 – 39
E-level: 45 – 60

The project development comprises 88.000m², primarily residential spaces totaling 750 units, including apartments, studios, houses, assisted living facility and commercial units for small businesses and services.  

‘Charme’ is the first phase of in total 4 phases of the project. ‘Charme’ includes an assisted living facility with 51 units, a block of 10 homes, apartment block with 71 units, 18 luxury apartments, 21 studios, 6 commercial units and a day care center. These various configurations are divided into 5 blocks including one tower.

The homes and studios are heated with individual gas fired condensing boilers, which also produce domestic hot water. The apartments and assisted living facility is centrally heated by condensing boilers connected to a thermal grid, serving the development of future phases. Each unit is connected through a decentralized unit for heating and domestic hot water. The tower is equipped with a low temperature delivery system: floor heating. Ventilation is provided by natural ventilation combined with a variable controlled extraction, demand based upon air quality. The system also includes a summer function that can activate the ventilation, based on the outside temperature, to prevent overheating. The luxury apartments have the possibility to be equipped with a high temperature cooling system and a decorative gas fireplace.

Sustainable Features

comfort
comfort
reuse rainwater
reuse rainwater
water management
water management
green roof
green roof
louvers
louvers
insulation
insulation
waste management
waste management
glazing
glazing
ecological materials
ecological materials