Belgian Beer Palace, Brussels

The Belgian Beer Palace will be entirely dedicated to Belgian beer culture. Within the old Stock Exchange nearby the Grand-Place, a wide range of cultural activities around the brewing industry will be offered to both tourists and locals.

Information Sheet

Renovation/Transformation Belgian Beer Palace.

Location Brussels, Belgium.

Project Cost 25 million €.

Time Frame Design: 2015-2016. Construction: 2017-2018. Opening: 2023.

Owner Régie Foncière of the City of Brussels.

Architect(s) Robbrecht en Daem Architecten, Ghent   www.robbrechtendaem.com  •  Bureau d'Études en Architectures urbaines (BEAU), Brussels   www.beau.brussels

Seat Count The complex will be built around the large hall of the former Stock Exchange. It will include a reception area, a Belgian beer experience centre, a restaurant, a brasserie, seminar rooms, a specialised beer shop, a panoramic terrace and the archaeological site Bruxella 1238s. Total area 11 318 m².

Uses Exhibitions and events around the brewing industry culture will be organised. Seminars and archaeological site activities.

Services Comprehensive acoustic consulting services including acoustic concept, design and construction supervision. Noise and vibrations control, integration of acoustics materials especially in the nave. And integration, within the various zones of the buiding architecture, of personalised soundscaping design.

Team Yann Jurkiewicz, Thomas Wulfrank, Kahle Acoustics.

1/5Belgian Beer PalaceThe future Belgian Beer Palace in the former Brussels Stock Exchange is close to the Unesco classified Grand-Place. Entrance by Saint-Nicolas church. Photo © Tbm Borsa sm - Robbrecht en Daem - Baneton-Garrino – Popoff
2/5Belgian Beer PalaceThe outdoor baskets will highlight the underneath archeological site. Photo © Tbm Borsa sm - Robbrecht en Daem - Baneton-Garrino – Popoff
3/5Belgian Beer PalaceFront façade. Photo © Tbm Borsa sm - Robbrecht en Daem - Baneton-Garrino – Popoff
4/5Belgian Beer PalaceIn the nave of the transept of the future Belgian Beer Palace. Photo © Tbm Borsa sm - Robbrecht en Daem - Baneton-Garrino – Popoff
5/5Belgian Beer PalaceGlimpse of the panoramic roof terrace. Photo © Tbm Borsa sm - Robbrecht en Daem - Baneton-Garrino – Popoff