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Countries: Belgium 201-210 / 223

Lecture by Georges Baines

't Leerhuys, Brugge

The Guiette house, built in 1926-1927 in Antwerp, is one of the lesser known projects of Le Corbusier. The house was rarely published, and there was never a thorough study devoted to. Nevertheless, it is in more than one respect an important house.


De Munt, Brussel

The decortower with rehearsal rooms for the choir, the office for dramaturgy and the new foyer above the auditorium designed by the group A2 RG:. P. Neirinck and others. For the entrance hall and the royal box Charles Vandenhoven was chosen. In the entrance hall, he placed columns on a gray-white marble floor of Soll Lewitt under ceiling paintings by Sam Franciss.

Lecture by Marc Dubois + Visit + Exhibition

PMMK, Oostende

About the work of Eysselinck in the period 1945-1953 in Ostend. During this time he uncomprehended surpasses the postwar building in Belgium with buildings as the SEO department store and the post office. A period of opposition, too, that finally resulted in fatal disillusionment and suicide.

Lecture by Christian Vermander

'De Nocturne', Sint-Andries Brugge

When there is a certain basic level of material wealth available, the primary living needs of man satisfies the interest of the cycle of nature can, multiplication and arrangement of plants, regardless of any gratification increase. This is the first step to put the development of garden art.

Lecture moderator Marc Santens

'De Comedie', Roeselare

Once you speak you start hurting the truth. It is the reluctance to reduce reality to the fragile sayable zone of existence. It is not an invitation to make his work beyond reproach. No gag order.

Visit multiple works

Westmalle, Heverlee, Willebroek...

An architectural tour as a tribute to Marc Dessauvage. This trip is a unique opportunity to visit a number of vertices from his oeuvre and to situate its meaning. The work is striking, not by some kind of extravagance and originality, but by the intrinsic quality of his approach.

Visit exhibition 'Belgian Reconstruction after 1918'

Laken & Brussel

Visit of the Royal Greenhouses in Laeken, in the exhibition about the Belgian reconstruction 1914 “Resurgam” and at the complex’ Botanique’, the recently renovated Cultural Center for French speaking community.

Visit with guided tour by J. Delhaye (ancient collaborator Horta)

Hotel Tassel, Brussel

This house has been recently restored by J. Delhaye, a former pupil of Horta.

Lecture own work

'De Comedie', Roeselare

Despite all attempts and sometimes satisfactory results, limited as they were, proved unable our architecture to give an individual character or an international value. However, it would not be fair to limit themselves to this pessimism, because just the last few years, one can recognize the premises of a renewal.

Lecture Form and technique of the Egyptian Furniture

'Art Deco', Roeselare

The creations of De Bruyne are based on the results of his surveys he conducted in ancient Egyptian furniture. It is clear that these pieces of furniture are not meant immediately before mass-consumption.