Henry Van de Velde is perhaps the most important Belgian architect ever. In 2013 he is back in the spotlights: 150 years after his birth. A jubilee year. We visit the exhibitions in Brussels “Henry van de Velde – Passion Function Beauty”, “Letters of Architects” and a few of his achievements.
Visit of historic and contemporary gardens and parks, large-scale and small fine interventions … truly a walk through several rooms and atmospheres.
ONO is a surprisingly young and talented office in Antwerp, which kneads space to extraordinarily elegant appearances and enriching spatial effects.
In 1956 Philips commissioned Le Corbusier to build a pavilion for the Expo 1958 in Brussels. Le Corbusier decided to create an “electronic poem” about the technological development of mankind.
Modernism versus traditionalism in the Belgian architecture. Especially on the coastline of Belgium.
Lecture on the occasion of the opening of the cultural center “Grote Post” in Ostend. In order to make the building a vibrant cultural center, B-Architects realizes in the courtyard of the building a public space: an open-air theater.
Ghent architect Eysselinck is a central figure in the Belgian architecture of the interwar period. The post office building in Ostend (1945-1952) is undeniably his magnum opus and a masterpiece of Belgian architecture of the 20th century.
Verstuyft however does not seem to explicitly deal with theoretical considerations. His work is design and high image value of its architecture is simply due to a perfect control.
The architect draws his passion for Swiss architecture through his own work, which shows a strong affinity with contemporary Swiss architecture.
A conversation on their readings of the building, about their views on architecture, on the role of art and architecture, about their encounter. You can learn more in this double talk that will be moderated by Jan Florizoone.
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