Vipassana vzw, Dilsen
IBAN: BE29 5231 4056 1664
(Triodos bank, Hoogstraat 139, 1000 Brussels, Belgium)
In meetings with the architects and different contractors, it became more clear that both the buildings will not be completed by Christmas. The goal now is to start using the new male accommodation in January and the new kitchen-dining building for the 20-day course starting on the 10th of March, 2023. The special work period - BUILDING PROJECT will therefore be extended till the 10th of March.
Ground works for both buildings take place in the Sit & Serve Period from 13 to 24 September.
A time-lapse camera is installed so that meditators can follow the progress from home.
The project team and the kitchen committee work out detailed plans for the layout of the kitchen and dining halls, and also select kitchen equipment.
The garden committee and two landscape architects are joining with the project team to prepare the site for construction work and develop a new layout plan for the garden (paths, segregation line, vegetation).
The building permit for the MA is approved by the municipality.
The final building team is founded: next to DMOA, the project team will work with BAST, the technical engineers, and Sidati for the construction of the structural work.
The building permit for KDB is approved by the municipality.
The design for the MA is submitted to the municipality for approval.
Contract signed with DMOA for the detailed design of the MA.
Contract signed with DMOA for the detailed design of the KDB.
The design for the KDB is submitted to the municipality for approval.
First sketch design of the KDB ready.
Thanks to extra funds being offered the trust decides to construct the KDB and the new male accommodation building (MA) at the same time.
Architectural competition - the choice goes to DMOA, a renowned architectural agency located in Leuven (Belgium).
The project team works closely with the architects, the board members and committees to develop a design for the new kitchen-dining building (KDB).
A project team of dedicated Dhamma servers is installed to prepare the project.