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Material Flows

Construction materials recycling and logistics hub

This construction materials village is an illustration of sustainable urban logistics as part of a larger ecosystem. By distributing construction materials to Brussels and collecting construction waste from it, the village functions as an important logistics and distribution hub between port and city.

The modular and hierarchical structure of the warehouses makes the architecture receptive to different programmatic demands of various site users.

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Applying sustainability principles to the construction of infrastructure
 
 
Acknowledgement prize for materials projects from Belgium
 
“Addressing an important missing link in the material life-cycle management” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
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Project Details
Location
Brussels, Belgium
Authors
Ana Castillo
MAIN AUTHOR
Ana Castillo
TETRA architecten, Belgium
Lieven De Groote
MAIN AUTHOR
Lieven De Groote
TETRA architecten, Belgium
Jan Terwecoren
MAIN AUTHOR
Jan Terwecoren
TETRA architecten, Belgium
Annekatrien Verdickt
MAIN AUTHOR
Annekatrien Verdickt
TETRA architecten, Belgium
Bjorn Gielen
FURTHER AUTHORS
Bjorn Gielen
Landinzicht, Belgium
Credit
Studieburo Mouton BVBA, Gent, Belgium
Prizes
Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2014
Europe
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Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for Europe – Belgium & Germany
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for Europe – Belgium & Germany

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“Sustainability? Illustration of circular logistics”

Lieven De Groote notes that Holcim Awards winning projects go further than surface-level sustainability. “Material Flows: …

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