Residential buildings rue de l’orne

Year: 2005-2006

Location: Mont St.Guibert

Country: Belgium

Volume: hollow blocks (dimensions 39 x 9 & 14 & 19 x 19 cm)

Contractor: Hendrix

Problem / Solution

A ousing project of 36 two storey houses, in Mont-St.Guibert. 14 cm expanded clay hollow blocks were used for the external walls and party walls.


Sound and thermal insulation, fire safety.

Why expanded clay?

Expanded clay blocks were chosen for their thermal properties for external walls and acoustic performance for party walls. There are also an economic solution due to transport, manipulation and productivity.