Desvigne loves the city because it offers a lot of public space, because a well-designed city with all its streets, squares and parks shapes a society. In addition to architects and urban designers, landscape architects are becoming increasingly more prominent: they create the space in which an architect works.
Office Omgeving fills in the theme ‘unspoken’ in a proper manner and searches for the secret (unspoken) messages that they like to put into their projects: a layer of meaning that was not requested by the client, but which is considered valuable to integrate based upon the craftmenship.
Landscape architects Studio Basta take us in tow through the West Flemish landscape in search of natural, unforced changes in the landscape.
Landscape architect Andy Malengier leads us along four of his projects in West Flanders: oases of peace and quiet in Wervik – Poperinge – Vleteren and Oostnieuwkerke. Register in time because the places are limited!
Landscape architect Andy Malengier designs oases of peace and quiet: places that modern man needs in his everyday world.
Curated by Joachim Declerck, Architecture Workroom Brussels, three young architects from Kortrijk were selected for the debat.
The “new” or re-emerging naturalism in landscape architecture dramatizes the longing of man for the alleged paradise, for example, the High Line in New York, and the work of Piet Oudolf. Denis Dujardin, landscape architect works national and international with renowned architects, gives us insight into the evolution of the current landscaping.
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.
Visit of historic and contemporary gardens and parks, large-scale and small fine interventions … truly a walk through several rooms and atmospheres.
The Ruhr was once the largest industrial region in Europe. There was massive coal mined and steel produced. In the eighties, the decline of the heavy industry was a fact, and most of the mining and steel workers were unemployed. The regional project IBA Emscher Park changed a lot for the Ruhr.