The restoration of the historic Pope’s College in 1968, the Faculty Library of Theology in 1971 and the new building for the Aula Pieter De Somer in 1985. Three examples of an intelligent approach to architecture in a historic fabric with a level of quality that we meet enough in Flanders.
In Bruges many years there is debate about building in the historic center. Almost every inhabitant feels involved in what is happening to his city. This may be beautiful, but it sometimes is too emotional, too simplistic and too subjective.
The Horta Buildings Hotel Solvay, Hotel van Eetvelde and the magazins Waucquez are recently renovated. Hence a onedaytrip to these architectural gems.
The story of a more or less closed period in the career of an architect who gave spatial form to numerous theatrical performances. What principles are the same, and which differ in the design of buildings and scenery. How his ideas gave rise to misunderstandings and how the lessons learned can be useful for other architects.
Architect Jef Van Oevelen on own work.
What is design? What is original and what is variant? The word source of ideas.
What is a full design? The heart focuses reason.
A study for restauration and adaptive use.
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.
A lecture about The Style. The Style movement in the Netherlands and its influence in Belgium.
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