May 31, 2019

[CALL] MAISON DU PEUPLE

by Jean-Guy Pecher in Archives

[CALL FOR PROJECT DESIGNERS]

A CULTURAL HERITAGE SITE FOR ALL

 

 The ambition to preserve and reactivate a social and cultural heritage site initiated the wish to renovate the former workers’ cooperative, the Maison du Peuple in Anderlecht. The organisation of its 3 spaces, the Maison du Peuple (People’s House), the Salle des Fêtes (Party Room), and the Magasin Général (General Store), around the open space aims to reconnect with its original public-oriented uses.

On the Chaussée de Mons, the Maison du Peuple will host various social activities (bar, multi-purpose hall, etc.). At the heart of the site, the Salle des Fêtes and the Magasin Général, turned to face the canal, will host productive and economic activities such as a wood and metal workshop, various spaces for enterprises and associations, and a micro-brewery. In order for these activities to be visible, the open spaces will allow for interaction with the public. The installation of ten houses completes the mission.

To implement this mixed and ambitious project, the cooperative “Anderlecht Moulart” is seeking a multi-disciplinary team. Important focal points of the project are the site’s development linked with its context and its history, the promotion of employment and local integration opportunities, and the choice of materials with a low environmental impact.
This project is part of the “Gare de l’Ouest” Urban Renovation contract and the 2017-2020 Urban Policy programme.

 

BUDGET: €4,014,000 Excl. VAT
FEES: The fee is set at 13% excluding VAT of the amount of the work calculated on the basis of the estimate to be made at the moment of tendering the contractors.
GRANT: €4,000 awarded to each of the 3 to 5 teams invited and submitting a regular bid. This amount is considered a fee advance for the winner.

The bouwmeester maître architecte accompanies the procedure of the project and will take part in the selection committee and the advisory committee.

LINK TO THE CONTRACT NOTICE.
DEADLINE FOR BIDS: 28.06.2019 at 11.00

 

Crédit photo: Séverin Malaud

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