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Friday, September 25, 2020

Rafael de La-Hoz, new offices for the European Commission in Brussels

The team led by Rafael de La-Hoz Arquitectos – in collaboration with the London office of Perkins and Will, the German landscaping architecture and urban planning firm Latz + Partner, and the Spanish engineering consulting companies TYPSA and MC2 – has won the competition for a new-build office complex for the European Commission: 2 million square meters between Rue de la Loi and Rue Joseph II, in the heart of Brussels. The second and third prizes went to Christian de Portzamparc and B2Ai, respectively.

The winning design for replacing the EC’s current offices will cut CO2 emissions by 50% and energy consumption by 70%. The new building will take in 5,000 employees, and beside it there will be a huge public space, an open gallery, and landscaped zones.
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