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Debate Liquid City 1: Zygmunt Bauman

Stadsschouwburg, Brugge

The transition from ‘fixed’ to ‘liquid’ modernity has created a whole new situation in Western societies and poses challenges to man that he has never faced before.

Lecture Buildings are not alone

JOC Minus One Rabot, Gent

Taylor is an architect who succeeds to upgrade everyday experiences through simple, inventive interventions in the field of spatial planning, from and material. This approach extends beyond the site of the building into the public domain to provide tremendous value to the wider environment.

Lecture Own work

Budafabriek, Kortrijk

Studio Weave, a young, energetic and extravagant architectural firm from London balancing between a positive open approach and a technical precision. They love to study peculiarities to isolate strengths and they transform it into something different with completely new qualities. Their work flirts with architecture, art, design and public space.

Trip Architecture in Dublin & Glasgow /04/2011

Ireland today is architecture. A young generation of designers has taken a different path with a critical eye and with a new refreshing look.

Lecture ... as found

VLM-Zaal, Brugge

Sergison Bates provides an architecture in which construction and reflection about being, remembering and experiencing go hand in hand. In the first place, Jonathan Sergison and Stephen Bates are concerned about the here and now, to the real and the everyday … as found.

Trip London, Cambridge & Walsall /09/2007

London, Cambridge & Walsall

Somewhere in the mid 90s in London a discussion group of young architects and artists came together: Adam Caruso, Tony Fretton, Jonathan Wolf, David Adjaye, Jonathan Sergison Brad Lochore, Stephen Bates, Mark Pimlott, Juan Salgado & Irene Scalbert. In the absence of their own work, they decide to work out their common ideas and publish it in a number of essays.

Film about the Swiss RE by Norman Foster

't Leerhuys, Brugge

Sper Firing witty dialogue and unprecedented clashes between personalities characterize the construction of the “Gherkin” or the Swiss RE skyscraper in the City of London by architect Norman Foster.

Lecture The Knokke Casino by Stephane Hof

Cultuurcentrum Scharpoord, Knokke-Heist

The sun has in this proposal the ability to whirl down on the sandy beach by the open spaces between the volumes. The gaps also offer a nice variety with the full densely built coastline.

Lecture Building the Dream

CC Scharpoord, Knokke-Heist

The ‘minimalism’ of Pawson is an ascetic form of oppression of the colorful, the everyday visual culture of ugliness and banality. It is an intellectual contribution to the architecture such as the Japanese Zen gardens were for the landscaping.

Trip Sissinghurst & London /06/1984

Sissinghurst & London & Docklands