Belgian architecture was in the 20/30 years in the shadow of a stormy international movement. It was quieter, more subdued, perhaps more connected to tradition and less propagandistic.
Callebout built the timeless cedar house on the seafront in Zeebrugge. The oeuvre is always known as an honest, authentic architecture.
On October 10 the first Day of Architecture is organized in our country. We give attention to the architectural creation and its importance to our future environment.
Visiting recidences by architect Arthur De Geyter and gardens by landscape architect Paul De Roose in Sint-Andries, Zedelgem, Jabbeke, Marke, Aalbeke, Tiegem and Waregem.
Industrial buildings seems to be eminently a field of non-architecture. Nonetheless a company could give themselve a qualitative face with architecture.
The three case studies are dealing with creative restorations in which the designers were commissioned to restore a monument and at the same time to give a new function for which it has never served.
We look forward to an architecture without exclusives, without formalism, without complacency and uninhibitly approaches the existing without seeing ‘the ancient as a past and the new not as a promise’.
visit exhibition Steven Holl + a representative overview of recent architecture in Antwerp
City on the River is the collective name for a series of projects were Antwerp attempts to intensify the contact with the Scheldt and also tries to initiate the necessary innovations and additions to sites like “het Zuid” and “het Eilandje”.
Typical of his style is the use of glass, wood and steel and attention to sustainability.
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