Enlargement of the residential care home "Grand Fâ", Malmedy

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Project location

Place des Arsilliers 1, 4960 Malmedy

Building contractor(s)

CPAS de Malmedy
place des Arsilliers 2A, 4960 Malmedy

Year of completion


Type of contract



Enlargement and renovation of the residential care home
Cantou room + 69 individual rooms with bathroom

Budget excluding VAT and fees



6,663 m²


The project is being implemented in two stages:
•    Enlargement of the residential care home located at the rear of the current building, including 68 new individual rooms in a large wooden parallelepiped.

•    Transformation of the existing building to increase comfort and the surface area, especially that of the older rooms (min 1,600 m2). The main entrance is being moved to the point where the two buildings are linked via Place des Arsilliers.
A new outdoor space will be created, linked to the farm that will be restored in order to create a real space for private and social life, and will be equipped with a vegetable plot, an aviary, an area for poultry and private terraces.

Applied techniques

Concrete structure, poles/beams, prefabricated wooden coffer for front, cedar wood side-cladding that has been treated against fire, aluminium frames with integrated sunlight protection blinds.

Balanced supply and extract ventilation with 85% energy recovery, cogeneration of gas.
Insulation : roof 30 cm (foamglass + rock wool) – front 23 cm (insufflated cellulose) – floor slabs 16 cm (foamglass)
Low overall energy, K = 27

ARTAU Architectures