On 30 September, we had the tremendous pleasure of welcoming former Minister Koen Geens. Accompanied by various media, the minister a visited the site to check how the works were progressing. To watch the BRUZZ video report, click here.
Following the suspension of our works on 18 March 2020 and the implementation of various preventive measures at the site, works were resumed on 4 May 2020. To ensure that the measures taken by the National Security Council are respected, we decided to: Strictly adhere to the 1.5 social distancing[…]
When the structural work began in November 2018, 15 tower cranes were operating at the site. Towards the end of July 2020, the first tower crane was dismantled. By the end of 2020, only 7 tower cranes will be left, which will all be dismantled in the course of 2021.
On the World Architecture Festival, prison project Haren has won the WAFx award in the category ‘Power and Justice’. Read more about this using the following link:https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/wafx-2019-power-and-justice
In addition to solar panels, the new Haren prison has a number of other installations that will help reduce energy consumption. One of these is a geothermal energy storage-system, which consists of 250 drillings to store heat or cold or to extract it from the ground. It makes this system[…]
On Monday 7 October, work will start on the crossing of the sewerage system of the new prison with the Witloofstraat. In order to carry out these works safely, the Witloofstraat / Kuregemstraat will not be accessible between the two berles during the duration of these works. There will be[…]
From now on, we will also be working on Saturdays between 7:00 and 16:00. The work that will be carried out will not cause any additional nuisance to the environment. It goes without saying we will make sure that the disruption management plan for this project is also respected during[…]
At the Partnership Awards, awards for the best public-private partnerships, the project of Haren Prison has been recognised as the best project project for social infrastructure. The project is a DBFM-cooperation between Buildings Agency and the consortium Cafasso, which Denys is part of. The jury motivated their gold award for[…]