O’SEA RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT – DESIGNED WITH BIM
Ostend, Belgium, Europe
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.