Category: <span>Buildings</span>

Old Military Laundry

The service berths, originally named as the Service de Couchage en Literie, had its base complex along the Hechtelsesteenweg. The basic infrastructure consisted of an L-shaped building containing the central depot and workshops and two buildings on the street side of the Hechtelsesteenweg for the administration. The complex was built in the…

Icehouse

Already in 1837 a large icehouse of 80 m³ was constructed in the Royal Park . In the winter the ice was collected from marshes in the vicinity of the Camp. It was kept in the icehouse and was used by the military hospital to treat swellings or reduce fever, and in…

Old Military Bakery

The construction of the military bakery lasted from 1849 to 1852. The building is symmetrically constructed with a clear span. Against the central element with two floors were in east and west two rooms positioned. Each element had a gable roof which got simple decorative elements. On the long side…

Villa Astrid

Already in 1835 a wooden pavilion was erected  for the Minister of War, which was replaced in 1886 by a building in brick. Typically is the central access with advanced neoclassical pediment supported by four Doric columns. Later this pavilion had the function of garrison club for officers for many years…