Venning Housing Estate, Kortrijk Sustainable Residential Development, Koksijde Architecture Images

Venning Housing Estate

Belgium Housing Development Upgrade in Koksijde, West Flanders design by BURO II & ARCHI+I

19 Oct 2016

Venning Housing Estate in Kortrijk

Location: Koksijde, West Flanders, Belgium

Design: BURO II & ARCHI+I

Venning Housing

Venning Housing

Venning Housing

The social housing company Goedkope Woning at Kortrijk initiated a comprehensive upgrade of its outdated assets in 2008.

Venning Housing

Venning Housing

Intentionally emphasis was put on healthier homes, rational and more efficient use of space, lower energy consumption and low maintenance costs for Venning Housing Estate.

Venning Housing

Venning Housing

At the same time, it also aims fundamentally to reorient the liveability of the neighbourhoods, to integrate into the existing social setting to the greatest possible extent.

Venning Housing

Venning Housing

The upgrade of Venning district cost around €35 million, of which subsidies from Europe accounted for about 10%. It seems a lot, but this should be enough to function well for the next 40 years.

Venning Housing

Venning Housing

The neighbourhood expanded from 163 to 196 homes, many of which are for large families, with 21 specially-adapted homes for wheelchair users.

Venning Housing

Venning Housing

The diversity of home types makes it possible to continue to live there permanently.

Venning Housing

Venning Housing

Venning Housing

Energy consumption declined by approx. 12.5% compared with previous consumption.

Venning Housing Venning Housing

Venning Housing

Venning Housing

Photography: Gerald Van Rafelghem

Venning Housing Estate

Venning Housing Estate

Venning Housing Estate in Kortrijk images / information from BURO II & ARCHI+I Architects, Belgium

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