ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/935720/kadox-housing-complex-hub Clipboard Area: 4325 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Mixed Use Architecture Design Team:HUBClients:Re-Vive nv.Collaborators:Bureau Bouwtechniek, ABT, E-sterCity:GeelCountry:BelgiumMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Ilse LiekensRecommended ProductsPorcelain StonewareApavisaFloor Tiles – RegenerationPorcelain StonewareCeramiche KeopeCeramic Tiles – BackFiber Cements / CementsULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Leioa School RestorationPorcelain StonewareCeramiche KeopeCeramic Tiles – BackText description provided by the architects. The Kadox project forms part of a new city block currently being developed in the Cadix district of Antwerp. Cadix is a large-scale suburban development that connects with the ongoing Eilandje development.Save this picture!© Ilse LiekensSave this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!© Ilse LiekensThe entire block is characterised by a mixture of housing typologies in terms of size, dwelling type and target group. This mixed residential environment centres around a common courtyard garden, offering both high-quality accommodation and ground-floor residences. Project Cadix comprises a corner of this suburban block.Save this picture!© Ilse LiekensThe above-mentioned mixture can also be found at the level of the individual buildings. Our design comprises a double-high plinth with ground floor “bel-étage” town houses in passive solar construction and above them, one to three layers of low-energy apartments. Ground-floor retail spaces can be found on the corner of the building.Save this picture!© Ilse LiekensThe ground floor dwellings are long and narrow. Each is structured around a private patio, ensuring deep penetration of sunlight and maximum surface of facade, despite their relatively enclosed location. The upper-floor apartments are, by contrast, wide and shallow, guaranteeing spacious terraces and good-quality views.Save this picture!© Ilse LiekensThis stacked approach, together with the access created on the street side, results in a sculptural corner volume that is well adapted to the adjacent streets in terms of scale. The deep, ground floor dwellings with their restricted height reflect the more small-scale and intimate character of the courtyard garden.Save this picture!© Ilse LiekensThe building is constructed via a concatenation of large movements in nevertheless tight, rhythmic succession, using recognisable elements and robust materials. It thereby succeeds in developing a distinct character from these elements while at the same time alluding to the historical morphology and architecture of the surrounding neighbourhood.Save this picture!© Ilse LiekensProject gallerySee allShow lessCoronavirus Design CompetitionIdeasMMW, an Online Platform for Architectural Visuals by WomenArchitecture NewsProject locationAddress:Antwerpsesteenweg, 2440 Geel, BelgiumLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Kadox Housing Complex / HUBSave this projectSaveKadox Housing Complex / HUB Belgium Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/935720/kadox-housing-complex-hub Clipboard CopyMixed Use Architecture, Residential Architecture, Apartments•Geel, Belgium Architects: HUB Area Area of this architecture project Projects Kadox Housing Complex / HUB Lead Architects: ArchDaily “COPY” Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Engels ramen en deuren, Sto, Floren Bricks, Winsol Year: Save this picture!© Ilse Liekens+ 20Curated by Paula Pintos Share Photographs: Ilse Liekens Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Bart Biermans & Koen Drossaert 2016 CopyAbout this officeHUBOfficeFollowProductsConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsMixed Use ArchitectureResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsGeelOn FacebookBelgiumPublished on March 20, 2020Cite: “Kadox Housing Complex / HUB” 20 Mar 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.