Archipel

Experience architecture!

Countries: Japan 11-20 / 29

Lecture Fantastic architecture

NMBS loods, Kortrijk

He taught to unite mathematics and nature. Geometric studies based on algorithms and natural forms are his daily activity.

Lecture Formless Form

Auditorium Oehoe, E1, Gent

His architectural designs explore new forms and spaces that exist between nature and artificiality. His quest is in constant evolution and leads to innovative concepts.

Lecture Tokyo Fictions

VUB – Vakgroep Architectonische Ingenieurswetenschappen - Gebouw D, lokaal D0.02, Brussel

Besides many interesting architectural projects, which won already many awards, the agency also designs furniture, gadgets and temporary installations. They also wrote books as a manual for architects or for the interested, always on an informed and yet fresh way.

Lecture Bodies and Activities

De Centrale, Gent

In response to the lavish, opulent “bubble” architecture from the early 90s in Japan, a first generation of young Japanese architects tends for simplicity, flatness & austerity.

Lecture Blurring Architecture

Concertgebouw, Brugge

Toyo Ito is one of the leading Japanese architects. In the lecture he gives an overview of his oeuvre in which the recent Mediatheque in Sendai is one of the most important groundbreaking buildings from the early 21th century.

Lecture by Hera Van Sande

't Leerhuys, Brugge

The architecture of Sejima is unlikely light, almost dematerialized, ephemeral … Pure, simple, austere geometric. Brittle carriers, skins of glass. Transparencies, cool place … Buildings as schemas around contemporary life.

Lecture by Hera Van Sande

't Leerhuys, Brugge

Now Brugge 2002, on proposal by Archipel, has choosen architect Toyo Ito as designer, it is time for a broad introduction to the work of Ito.

Lecture own work

't Leerhuys, Brugge

FOBA is a group of young Japanese architects who take the Japanese restrictions and limitations as a starting point and formulate from there on innovative and surprising answers. Even on impossible small plots, they generate great architecture.

Miscellaneous with video by Paul Vandenberghe

't Leerhuys, Brugge

Masterpieces of Toyo Ito, Tadao Ando, Fumihiko Maki, Rinkai Koen, Shinohara, Isosaki, Kurokawa, Kenzo Tange, Takamatsu, Maekawa, Steven Holl, Aldo Rossi, Rem Koolhaas, Vignoly, Renzo Piano … From the classic villas, castles, shrines and temples Pachincohalls to flowering cherry orchards, lined with vending machines.