Experience architecture!

Countries: France 11-20 / 28

Lecture + visit exhibition

Universiteitsbibliotheek De Boekentoren, Gent

The legend wants that around 1980 in the Brussels Palace of Justice illustrator François Schuiten and scriptwriter Benoît Peeters discovered by chance a portal to a parallel world. Their long journey through this world earned them a wealth of information and marked the start of the comic “The Obscure Cities”

Lecture own work

Interieur, Kortrijk Xpo, Kortrijk

Dominique Perrault will discuss in his lecture mainly the use of glass in facades and interiors.

Trip Stations of god in France /06/1997

Giverny, Varengeville...

A combination of contemporary architecture, late-19th century architecture and attention to landscape and garden design

Trip Architecture à la grande Vitesse /05/1996

Lyon, Paris...

The cultural importance of the ‘grands projects’ Mitterrand can hardly be overestimated. In the wake of the big architectural state assignments everywhere in France a new architecure language is found.

Lecture own work

't Leerhuys, Brugge

The fragmentation of larger wholes in spatial cinematic scenography. The attention to the outside, not coincidentally rest area, but to shape space.

Trip the ideal industrial city + le Notre Dame du Haut /09/1995

Arc et Senans, Besançon, Ronchamp, Arc et Senans, Besançon, Ronchamp...

La Saline Royale, de Claude-Nicolas Ledoux + Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp (1950) Le Corbusier.

Visit 3 exhibitions


Trois Concours à Paris
Massimillano Fuksas
Louis Kahn

Lecture own work

't Leerhuys, Brugge

During the trip to Paris in May 1989 we have visited in Marne La Vallée the gorgeous Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieurs ESIEE. Three months later, Dominique Perrault won the competition of la “très grande” bibliothèque de France, the most extensive presidential project in Paris, and at the same time the largest building with cultural function in the world.

Lecture by José Depuydt

't Leerhuys, Brugge

A contamination of the concepts ‘deconstruction’ and ‘visited’. The Parc de la Villette by Bernard Tschumi, among other things can be interpreted as a metaphor for an urban vision of the expansion of the Parisian center.