Contact | Secretariaat
Martine Pollier
Tempelhof 21, 8000 Brugge
T +32 50 322 420
info@archipelvzw.be

Luigi Snozzi
(July 29, 1932 – December 29, 2020)

“An architect must have a moral conscience to work. Without it, he is a disaster and a danger to society.”

Swiss architect Luigi Snozzi has died at the age of 88 because of COVID-19.

Theme 2021
Togetherness

Architecture and public space have the goal of bringing people together, connecting them. Space will be crucial, with particular attention to the mixing and transition between private, public and collective space, within the overarching theme of togetherness.

Lecture
18.02
BC Architects
Act of Building

Brussels-based BC Architects opens the 2021 Archipel programme themed TOGETHERNESS as an office that focuses on the collaborative process.

Lecture
25.02
Erik Wieërs
The Art of Meeting

What does Living in times of COVID-19 mean? What does togetherness mean? Vlaams Bouwmeester Erik Wieërs researches the definition of private, collective and public space.

Lecture
25.03
ConstructLab (D)
How Together

The Berlin office ConstructLab – Alexander Roemer & Joanne Pouzenc is a collaborative building practice that attaches great importance to living in community and togetherness.

Lecture
27.03
Meaning / Translations
Expo Visit + Lecture

Two young architectural firms working from Flanders and Japan investigate the unspoken in the cross-fertilization between both cultures: Sugiberry (Meaning) and Schenk Hattori (Translations).

Lecture
29.04
B-ILD & NORD
Young Architects #8

In the series Young Architects, two powerful Brussels architects, Kelly Hendriks (B-ILD) & Pauline Fockedey (NORD) speak about working in _ two_ cities, Brussel & Bruxelles.

Trip
TBD
Hansaland
From brick expressionism to the intangibility of Ishigami

A visit to Hamburg is a walk through the architectural history of the last 150 years. Here, few architecture that is older survived the storms; fire, epidemics, economic revolutions, war… Her population always scrambled back up, adapting the city to the new reality. Pulling down and building up, moving streets or if necessary entire neighbourhoods, cleaning up the debris, dreaming of a new city most beautiful.

Visit
15.05
Archipel on the Go
Housing in the outskirts, Bruges modernism: a case on the fringe?

Archipel on the go, on foot or by bike, to discover architectural gems in Flemish cities. Let’s explore together!

Lecture
27.05
Laura Muyldermans
Facade?

In the context of the start of the Bruges Triennale 2021, with the theme TraumA, the architect Laura Muyldermans talks about how togetherness can be read in this context.

Lecture
17.06
LAMA landscape architects
Public Space

Public space is more important than ever in the days of COVID-19. Landscape agency Lama from Lier is looking for innovative concepts by looking beyond the present and the common.

Lecture
TBD
DRDH Architects (GB)
Hybrid entities

The precise, meticulous and solid work of London architects Daniel Rosbottom and David Howarth has grown continuously since 2000. Their work is characterized by their sensitive responsiveness to both physical and cultural context and by the quality of detailing and construction within strict time and budget constraints.

This lecture was created in the 2020 Archipel programme “unspoken” but has been delayed due to COVID-19.