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.
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.
- Czech Republic
- Korea, Republic of
- Russian Federation
- United Kingdom
- United States