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31 Central : Latest-generation offices right in the heart of Brussels
Constructed in 1966, the iconic tower on Rue de l'Hôpital in Brussels has completed its transformation following an ambitious facelift that has restored the status of this iconic building. Renamed "31Central", the building now houses contemporary workspaces whose capacity in terms of workstations/fresh air supply ranks among the best, ensuring the building meets the new needs of occupants and the new demands of the post-Covid era.
How do you go about renegotiating your office lease agreement?
Offices represent a company's second largest outlay after wages. So, when a company comes to the end of its lease agreement or is planning to invest in new projects, it quite understandably reviews its real estate strategy. This is not just about trying to optimise costs, however, because offices now sit at the heart of a company's overall strategy more than ever, as vehicles for economic and social transformation.
Offices of the future: what are Belgian employees expecting? And what motivates them?
The results of the BNP Paribas Real Estate study show how offices are reasserting themselves as a vital setting for social interaction among employees and for instilling a sense of belonging among them.
Spaces reinvented by our new lifestyles
Cities are having to adjust to the health crisis which has revealed more than ever before how important it is to reflect on the diversity of interactions and spaces.
The power of temporary urbanism
Benjamin Pradel, who is a sociologist and urban planner, has conducted university research on temporality and mobility. He is also the co-founder of Intermède, an organisation that specialises in the temporary occupation of empty buildings, and a consultant for Kaléido’scop.