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Construction holiday 2015

The offices of A- RES will be closed between Monday, July 13, 2015 and Friday, July 31, 2015 .

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Waalse Krook Gent De Krook – 10.07.15



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Timelapse werken De Krook

The project De Waalse Krook is one of the most important innovative projects in the heart of Ghent. The site in-between the Walpoortstraat, the Ketelvaart, the Nederschelde, the Lammerstraat and the beginning of the Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat will be completely modernized and redeveloped and will be given a new meaning. Two buildings are essential in the project: the former Wintercircus (Circus Mahy) and the new center of knowledge and culture including the new Library of the Future and the New Media Centre.
A-RES, in the consortium A-RES – ADVISERS, has been selected as project manager and coordinator of the construction yard

Timing: oktober 2013 till may 2015.

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MIPIM AWARDS: give your support for the ‘Waalse Krook’

MIPIM, the world’s leading property market and real estate event in Cannes (FR), will take place this year from the 10th to 13th of March 2015. A-RES, joined with partner ADVISERS, will once again attend this edition.



This event will also celebrate the MIPIM Awards, which honour on a yearly basis the most outstanding, and innovative real-estate projects around the world in eight separate categories


For the 2015 edition, the jury received 150 nominations from 37 different countries out of which the urban regeneration of Ghent’s historic city-centre was selected as a candidate in the category ‘best urban redevelopment “.

This urban regeneration with as lead-project the ‘Waalse Krook will compete for the first prize against the likes of Marseille (Boulevard Euroméditerranée), London (Elizabeth Olympic Park) and Tokyo (Toranomon Hills).

The development of this city quarter, the future “The Krook” integrates the construction of the new City Library and New Media Center and is commissioned by the CVBA Waalse Krook (City of Ghent, Province of East Flanders, Ghent University, iMinds).It also integrates a housing project commissioned by the city-development agency SoGent, as well as different infrastructure works such as the quayside renovation and the realization of two new bridges for pedestrian and cycle traffic.

Since 2009, A-RES supervises and coordinates this innovative project as project manager and senior official, representing the CVBA Waalse Krook.
A-RES is hereby joined by the firm ADVISERS as quantity surveyor.

As can be expected by its most fierce local guardian, the Waalse Krook and with it the entire urban renewal of our home city Ghent is a development we particularly cherish.

This is why we wish to call upon your support and would greatly appreciate your vote in favor of this special project. Posting a positive vote is possible until next Monday the 09th of March on the following link:

Waalse Krook

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Waalse Krook op de shortlist voor de MIPIM-AWARDS

Dé jaarlijkse vastgoedbeurs in Cannes, de MIPIM vindt dit jaar plaats van 10 tot 13 maart. Op deze gerenommeerde internationale beurs zal A-RES tevens aanwezig zijn.

Tijdens dit jaarlijks event worden  telkens de MIPIM awards uitgereikt: architectuurprijzen voor de beste vastgoedprojecten in acht categorieën. Voor de editie 2015 ontving de jury 150 kandidaturen uit 37 landen. 39 projecten haalden de shortlist.

In de categorie beste stedelijke herontwikkeling gaat Gent, met het ontwikkelingsproject de Waalse Krook als speerpunt, de strijd aan met Marseille (Boulevard Euromediterranée), Londen (Elizabeth Olympic Parc) en Tokio (Toranomon Hills).

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Waalse Krook: mobiele kraan DEMAG AC 700

In de vroege uurtjes van maandag 9 februari 2015 werden de straten van Gent doorkruist door een ‘mega’-kraan : DEMAG 700 mobiele kraan van de Sarens group.
Waalse krook Mobiele kraan Sarens Architectuur AB

De mobiele kraan van 700 ton licht en ondersteund door 18 enorme banden werd specifiek voor het moeilijkste bouwelement: het spectaculaire zwevende dak aangevoerd en zal een week zijn mogelijkheden tentoon spreiden (zie onderstaande foto).

Megakraan<br /> Sarens<br /> Coussée &amp; Goris architecten<br /> A-RES<br /> Project Manager

Een beknopte video over het toekomen van de kraan via de Gentse binnewegen op de werf kan U hier terugvinden:
Waalse Krook: DEMAG 700 mobiele kraan

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