Three fascinating young architectural firms each have a different affinity with building, with program, with the measure of man and his daily actions. Three architects who shape and underpin the architectural landscape of today.
Archipel is dreaming for a while of oral archive in the form of interviews with architects. We found an ally in Studio Fragile, directed by Carl Bourgeois. Students armed with passion, enthusiasm and entrepreneurial spirit went to work with camera and microphone.
Once the bouwmeesterschap was created to display the architectural policy in Flanders form from a long-term response to the little concerted and often chaotic policy that existed in Flanders. An interview between Bob van Reeth and Leo Van Broec* on the impact of a vision. Filip Canfyn moderates.
“Geert Bekaert learned Flanders watch architecture. The critic and teacher died at the age of 88. In more than a thousand drawing he defended architecture as a matter of common sense.” As a form of homage we see in February the role of architectural criticism in the current architectural climate.
The third city debate focuses on the urban images’ The romantic city – space to seduce ‘and’ the resilient city by the sea – space to flow.
Curated by Joachim Declerck, Architecture Workroom Brussels, three young architects from Kortrijk were selected for the debat.
How does Bruges deal with the growing demand for specific facilities? How can Bruges avoid the threatening split between young and old by no longer offering sectoral solutions, but just focusing on what we can do together better?
In collaboration with the city development company sogent, we organize a exploratory bike ride through the city. Starting from the critical question: How functions the urban policy on urban development and property management in Ghent?
After the summer break we dive into the new academic year with a swirling PechaKucha presentation where 10 young architects bring their work in particular format.
The City of Bruges organizes this fall along with Archipel and Vormingplus three city debates following the presentation of the new spatial plan for Bruges. Together with experts and the policy debates on the six city images that form the core of a new spatial vision. Per debate two issues are kept under the light.
- Czech Republic
- Korea, Republic of
- Russian Federation
- United Kingdom
- United States