European quarter facelift

Type: Stockshots [short]   Reference: I-060643   Duration: 00:05:16  Lieu: Brussels - Council/Justus Lipsius
End production: 02/03/2009   First transmission: 04/03/2009
The planning competition for the restructuring of the European quarter, organised by the Brussels-Capital Region, in close collaboration with the European Commission and Brussels-Town, was launched in April 2008. The Brussels-Capital Ministry has selected the names of five teams from among the 35 applicants. The winner of the competition has been announced at a press conference on 05/03/2009, given by Charles Piqué, Minister-President of the Governement of the Brussels-Capital Region, and Siim Kallas, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Administrative Affairs, Audit and Anti-Fraud. To illustrate this event, the European Commission's audiovisual Service has prepared an infoclip including the following views: - the European quarter; - green areas in the European quarter; - Schuman Roundabout and Arcades of the Cinquantenaire; - the European buildings : Berlaymont, Justus Lipsius, Charlemagne, Lex, European Parliament and Madou Tower; - European institutions seen from square Marie-Louise; - rue de la Loi; - junction of Arts-Loi/rue de la Loi; - rue Joseph II; - Berlaymont and Justus Lipsius buildings and rue de la Loi, at night.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:00:00 Credits and title 00:00:15
00:00:15 Panoramic views of the European Quarter, Brussels (2 shots) 00:00:11
00:00:26 Schuman Roundabout and Arcades of the Cinquantenaire 00:00:10
00:00:37 Berlaymont building, headquarters of the European Commission (4 shots) 00:00:24
00:01:01 Justus Lipsius building, headquarters of the Council of the EU, and view the relaxation area at the back of the building 00:00:05
00:01:07 Charlemagne building is situated at the opposite of the Lex building. This one was designed by the architects Jaspers - Eyers & Partners (4 shots) 00:00:31
00:01:39 Saint-Sacrement church, steps leading down from the Lex building to the chaussée d'Etterbeek, and view of the Résidence Palace (4 shots) 00:00:28
00:02:07 European Parliament building seen from the Parc Léopold (2 shots) 00:00:21
00:02:29 EU office buildings seen from the park on Square Marie-Louise (2 shots) 00:00:12
00:02:42 Hanneke Baumont statue in front of the Lex building 00:00:05
00:02:47 EU office buildings, offices, town houses, traffic and pedestrians in rue de la Loi (8 shots) 00:00:58
00:03:46 Arts-Loi junction and view of the Madou Tower seen from the junction (2 shots) 00:00:10
00:03:56 Rue Joseph II and the European Anti-Fraud Office building (2 shots) 00:00:20
00:04:17 Rue des Deux Eglises, street perpendicular to rue Joseph II 00:00:05
00:04:23 Rue Joseph II and the EC Directorate General for Agriculture building (2 shots) 00:00:10
00:04:33 Views of the Berlaymont, Justus Lipsius and rue de la Loi at night (6 shots) 00:00:43
00:05:16 Copyright 00:00:11
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