In the workshops of Marc Felix, Filip Buysse and Dirk Coopman in Ghent and Marc Macken in Brussels, students have been working on a maritime museum in Ostend. A selection of designs from these four workshops is as mental exercise for the site ‘Station Peninsula – Churchill Kaai “as an exhibition presented to the general public.
This week a fine article was published by Domus, written by Matthias Van Rossen about the impotence to unite contemporary architecture and Bruges.
South-West Flanders is on the move. Numerous quality projects graft themselves in an increasingly urbanized landscape. We visitthe sometimes forgoten Flanders Fields where the ‘new challenges for the landscape often have a different meaning.
This exhibition shows the background story and the evolution of the modernist city of Chandigarh, exposes the real life in modernity through beautiful pictures, and let the Archipel travellers talk about their experiences and visions.
Under pressure from the Bruges public opinion, and after patiently political lobbying, the pavilion of Toyo Ito was downgraded, against the advice of the Heritage administration.
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.
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