Three renovation projects that managed to deal with heritage in a modern way. Three projects explained and analyzed by their architects in all the details.
The East Bank in Oostende is a complex area containing a port, a dune landscape, an existing residential area and the redevelopment of an existing port and industrial area. This area should develop into a full-fledged district that adds a new character to Oostende: an asymmetry in the central harbor.
This spring we’re off on a journey, not on an exotic destination like Chandigarh or Naoshima, but to the Flemish hinterland where the names of the hamlets vaguely sounds familiar and where cyclists tracks are guiding us.
The work of Studio Lens ° Ass architects testifies simultaneously a strong conceptual approach and a mastery of the chosen materials. The “everyday” is raised by an intensive interaction with matter, in detail, with spaciousness, where the boundaries are scanned clearly. It will be a lecture with great stories about small and intense projects.
Both VRT and RTBF will build a new house. Provisional houses both broadcasters still together. In the future they will each sit in a separate broadcasting building, and this side by side on the same site on the Reyerslaan in Brussels. Both agencies present their project and discuss about the meeting of two buildings on the site.
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.
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