In 2050 Flanders is estimated to have one million more people than today. That’s 7 million people who all want to live in an affordable and good way on the same limited space in Flanders. To realize this, it will require changes in how and where we live.
The challenge for our overcrowded and too small planet is a total realignment of our space. Specifically for Flanders, the diagnosis is doubly painful: more than 32% is built area, and this in the most fragmented way. Leo Van Broeck reflects on land use and density, and links it to their own work.
In his latest book Filip Canfyn explains a link between the spatial living behavior and the associated policy or non-policy, in other words, the allotement in Flanders and, secondly, the sociological the groundcurrent and the corresponding attitude, in other words, the middleclass-ization.
This Brussels office, founded in 2002 by Kersten Geers and David Van Severen, recently won the competition in Lausanne to build the broadcasting building of the Swiss radio and television.
Ampe.Trybou seeks to realize an innovative, creative and sober architecture / urban / nature (because each architecture has a context which is inseparable from it) by constantly questioning certainties and preconditions.
After the huge success of the first Pecha Kucha in September 2014 giving stage to 11 promising young offices who presented their work and ideas in a swirling way to 450 people attending this event in Gent, this initiative will be repeated in October 2015 with more Young!! talent.
Balancing on the line between art and architecture both architects are mainly engaged in experimentation, reflection, and physical engagement with the final result and input from the viewer.
A debate with famous architects – moderated by architect and urbanist Marc Martens – giving their story about dealing with heritage. The panel will include noA architects, Dertien 12, Urbain Architectencollectief & Adrian D’Halluin (Baumschlager-Eberle)
A generation architects , graduated at St. Lucas in 1974 and all tutors say farewell: Paul Robbrecht, Marie-José Van Hee, Marc Dubois, Jan Maenhout, Luc Devos, William Lievens, Paul Lievevrouw, Francis Glorieux and Martin Herman. Also Christian Kieckens, Marc Felix & Gilbert Decouvreur, who taught for years at the institute, are part of this generation. Engineers as Guy Mouton and Patrick Lints joined the team.
Tom Thys is looking for new ideas, new strategies within projects of varying size and nature; from exhibitions to public buildings, housing projects to master plans. Recently, the first schools were realized (Grimbergen, Laeken and Bruges) and there are still a lot of projects in the pipeline.
- Czech Republic
- Korea, Republic of
- Russian Federation
- United Kingdom
- United States