This spring we’re off on a journey, not on an exotic destination like Chandigarh or Naoshima, but to the Flemish hinterland where the names of the hamlets vaguely sounds familiar and where cyclists tracks are guiding us.
Modernism versus traditionalism in the Belgian architecture. Especially on the coastline of Belgium.
Van de Velde: Three late projects, namely the Belgian pavilions at the world exhibitions in Paris, New York and the Technical School in Leuven. This “silent” modernist work of Van de Velde inspired Huib Hoste.
Bruges is not necessarily known as a city with a valuable interwar-architecture … Wrong. The district Kristus-Koning includes a remarkable collection of interesting contributions to the ‘Silent’ Modernism.