Util is an engineering office, specialized in structural studies. In dialogue with the designers, Util looks for structural concepts that connect closely with each particular project or try to reinforce it.

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OFFI-14-OOS

The large glass façades, with their gossament structure, build under the concrete roof of the crematorium of Ostend, ares finished. From inside the ceremony rooms, they offer a view on the Polders.
design: OFFICE KERSTEN GEERS DAVID VAN SEVEREN

TRAN-16-KVG

This CLT construction has won a Belgian Buildings Awards.
design: TRANS architectuur | stedenbouw

BAUK-17-BOX

feat of strength
design: Baukunst

DMVA-14-BRON

Concrete canopy for the school ‘Balder' in Sint-Gillis.
design: dmvA architecten

GVV-19-PRAET

Team 'Gijs Van Vaerenbergh - UTIL' has won the competition for three new bicycle and pedestrian connections along the canal in Brussels (organized by BMA for Brussels Mobility). The proposal consists of three new public spaces in which the new bicycle and pedestrian connections are integrated. By gradually lowering the existing quays they take us under the existing Van Praet, Jules de Trooz and Sainctelette bridges and brings us in contact with the water.
team Gijs Van Vaerenbergh - UTIL

BARC-14-MUND

B-architecten wins the ARC19 architecture Award in Amsterdam with the project Mundo-A, a textbook example of bio-ecological passive construction.
design: B-architecten

WORK IN PROGRESS

Expansion of the arts center 'kc nOna'.
design: dmvA architecten

BEL-15-HAS

The 'Applicatiecentrum Beton en Bouw, UHasselt’ was inaugurated last week. Concrete structures and building concepts will be tested there on, among other things, their maximum wind load and earthquake resistance.
design: BEL Architecten

OFFI-18-BBP

Brussels Beer Project is among five projects selected by Bouwmeester Maître Architecte Kristiaan Borret for the exhibition 'Brussels at Work: Building the Productive City', Seoul Biennale.
design: OFFICE KERSTEN GEERS DAVID VAN SEVEREN

HUB-16-MERK

New school classes made of CLT were inaugurated at the beginning of this school year.
design:  HUB architecten

KAAN-15-AAL

'Utopia' has won the 'Architectuurprijs Oost-Vlaanderen 2019'
design: KAAN architecten

DMVA-14-MARKT

dmvA architecten wins the FEBE Element Awards 2019 'Precast in Buildings' with the project Huis van Lorreinen.
design: dmvA architecten bvba

ONKR-19-VIL

fala atelier has designed a space for the Belgian 'Horst Arts & Music Festival’ - from the 13th to the 15th september in Vilvoorde.
design: fala atelier

BOVB-15-MOL

Special structural elements part 2: steel trusses.
ontwerp: BOGDAN & VAN BROECK

XDGA-19-MOB

Xaveer De Geyter Architects has won the design competition for the Mobilis-project of D’Ieteren Immo. The basic idea is not to make a building that can be endlessly adapted to new activities, but to make a structure in which anything can happen.
design: Xaveer De Geyter Architects

NOA-16-GRU

Folded exo-skeleton structure for the pavilion of the Gruuthusemuseum in Bruges made out of steel plates.
design: noA architecten

BOVB-15-MOL

Special structural elements part 1: concrete bows.
design: BOGDAN & VAN BROECK

AUX-18-ETT

Flying room.
design: AUXAU Atelier d'architecture

BARC-15-ALB

Balanced structures on top of the metro.
design: B-architecten

 

 

TRA-18-NAN

'La Doublure', starting the structural study for this sculpture in Nantes.
design: Thomas Raynaud Architectes and Raphaël Zarka

BEL-15-HAS

Brutal strength (post-tensioned 1,2m thick walls & a 0,7m thick slab) for concrete testing.
design: TV BEL-Dhoore Vanweert architecten.

PVT-14-STI

Flying Cross Laminated Timber structures in Sint-Idesbald.
design: Vantieghem Talebi

BOW-18-HORST

Atelier Bow-Wow has designed the stage of the Belgian 'Horst Arts & Music Festival' - from the 7th to the 9th septembre in Holsbeek. See you tomorrow?
design: atelier Bow-Wow

CATA-17-DJS

A new canopy was build for Stade DJS in Paris.
design: CATTANI architectes

OS-18-HLP

We won! UTIL will work on the extension of the Crowne Plaza hotel in the heart of Brussels.
design: Onsitestudio & Piovenefabi

KANAL

Congratulations to noAarchitecten, EM2N and Sergison Bates Architects - laureate for the competition 'KANAL'!
Glad we could work together with Lhoas & Lhoas and JDS architects for this competition!
competition design 01: Lhoas & Lhoas
competition design 02: JDS architects

 

TRAN-14-RYH

Ryhove is extending.
design: TRANS architectuur/stedenbouw

GVV-17-ARCADE

A gate to different places.
design: Gijs Van Vaerenbergh

POOT-15-ANT

32 frames on top of a roof.
design: poot architectuur

BOVB-14-BRU

'The cosmopolitan'  with his airy terrace-jacket.
design: Bogdan & Van Broeck

OFFI-14-WAR

For the starting enterpriser...
design: OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

BRUT-17-SCHU

Looking forward to the metamorphosis of the roundabout ' Schuman ', expected in 2020...
design: COBE en BRUT

MAGM-16-MAG

Concrete as we like it.
design:  magma_rchitecten

BCA-17-INTER

The project for the urban integration of an existing concrete mixing facility was awarded in France with the LafargeHolcim Award 2017 for sustainable construction.
design: BC architects and studies

OFF-12-ESP

Solo House - ready for the summer!
design: OFFICE KERSTEN GEERS DAVID VAN SEVEREN

UTIL-16-269

UTIL has moved!

BILD-13-TIE

What a beautiful end of the school year!
design: B-ILD 

CAOS-11-DRD

A house next to the Leie in a green environment.
design: Perneel Osten architecten

IDEE-16-KNO

Meanwhile in Knokke.
design: Delmulle Delmulle Architecten

BRSC-10-VET

Cross your t’s and dot your i’s.
design: BROEKX - SCHIEPERS

COMO-12-TSS2

The bycicle shed is ready!
design: compagnie-O.

KUMA-12-LAU

More than 60 unique porticos composed of wood and perforated steel 'under one roof' in Lausanne.
design: Kengo Kuma and associates

UTIL-15-ROB

The canopy in steel for "Boodschapinstituut" in Schaarbeek just arrived.
design: UTIL

COMO-12-TSS1

The first school for topssports of Flanders just opened its doors.
design: Compagnie-O.


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