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Trip Along Flemish roads # 01 /05/2017

West & Oost-Vlaanderen +West- Vlaams-Brabant,

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.

Lecture ... as found

VLM-Zaal, Brugge

Sergison Bates provides an architecture in which construction and reflection about being, remembering and experiencing go hand in hand. In the first place, Jonathan Sergison and Stephen Bates are concerned about the here and now, to the real and the everyday … as found.

Trip London, Cambridge & Walsall /09/2007

London, Cambridge & Walsall

Somewhere in the mid 90s in London a discussion group of young architects and artists came together: Adam Caruso, Tony Fretton, Jonathan Wolf, David Adjaye, Jonathan Sergison Brad Lochore, Stephen Bates, Mark Pimlott, Juan Salgado & Irene Scalbert. In the absence of their own work, they decide to work out their common ideas and publish it in a number of essays.

Sergison Bates

Since the establishing of the practice in 1996, Sergison Bates architects have earned a reputation as one of the UK’s leading architectural practices, having successfully engaged with all dimensions of architectural and urban design rather than focusing on narrow specialisms.

Jonathan Sergison
Graduated from the Architectural Association in 1989 and gained professional experience working for David Chipperfield and Tony Fretton before establishing Sergison Bates architects in 1996.

Stephen Bates
Graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1989 and gained professional experience in London and Barcelona prior to establishing Sergison Bates architects.