On January 11, 2016 the Ostend city council decided to discontinue the ongoing bouwmeester- procedure for the renovation of the Ostend municipal pool. The pool complex (architects Paul Felix and Jan Tanghe, designed in 1967-71, built in 1972-76) was on the Flemish Inventory for Architectural Heritage, and was given a high locus value in Ostend plan Architectural Heritage. Archipel launched a petition for an adapted reuse.
The first trip is the virtual world of the Hanover Expo. What is the future of mankind? The second trip is the real journey through the Ruhr region, which gives a real picture of what “recovery” for the architecture can do.
A combination of contemporary architecture, late-19th century architecture and attention to landscape and garden design
The viewpoints of Paul Lievevrouw are ideologically based on the belief in the vitality of the city, in the qualities of cultural identity, urban density, destination differentiations, ‘convivial’ scale, and the integration tension of interplay and contrast.
Jan Tanghe replies on questions from Sieg Vlaeminck, Werner De Simpelaere and Raf De Saeger.
A representative picture of modern architecture in Kortrijk is the intent of the exhibition “‘t Kanaal” and the architecture trail with minivans in the region.
Imagining an architecture this empty heart of Brussels was apparently an ongoing challenge for many architects and architectural organisations. In designs by groep Planning, ARAU, La Cambre, Deleu, Baines, Crepain, Dams, Beel, Neutelings and the Geyter one can read a profound evolution in the approach of the city “as a substance of architecture.”
In a collaboration between the Ghent architectural associations and the services of the city of Ghent a big architecture exhibition was set up where about 180 buildings were presented. The exhibition concept was inspired by the spatial contrasts of streets and squares in confrontation with the historical location of St. Peter’s Abbey.