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Workspace l is located on the first floor of the house of literature Passa Porta: a comfortable room with an Internet connection and offering a view onto the roof terrace and the Passa Porta Office.

You can reserve the Passa Porta Workspace l to write. There are no sleeping possibilities.

At the same address as Workspace l, beside the offices of Passa Porta, you will also find Workspace ll, the Passa Porta Bookshop (ground floor) and the Passa Porta Salon (second floor). If you have booked Workspace l, you are free to use the spaces of the Passa Porta Salon.

practical information


Antoine Dansaertstraat 46, 1000 Brussels

Opening hours and duration

Mon: 12:00 – 17:30
Tues > Fri: 9:30 – 17:30
(at least 1 midweek)


Throughout the year, except during the Christmas holiday and between 15 July and 15 August.


The Passa Porta Workspace I is accessible to translators, academics, literary professionals, and authors in all literary genres. Authors & translators must have published at least one literary work with a professional publishing house, or have obtained a publishing contract. To be considered as a playwright, a professional company must have performed at least one play, and as a scriptwriter at least one of your scripts must have been turned into a ‘director’s movie’. Academics and literary professionals must enclose their CV with their application.

We accept all applications that meet the criteria, on the basis of the first come, first served principle.

Workspace I is only accessible during office hours. There are no sleeping possibilities. The minimum rental period comprises a full working week. You yourself are responsible for your own meals and drink, with the exception of coffee, tea and water.

Rental prices can be downloaded below. Feel free to contact us for all the financial and technical questions.

Contact & booking

You can book Workspace I throughout the year. To do so, email workspace@passaporta.be.

Contact person: Nathalie Goethals (coordinator)