Archipel

Experience architecture!

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Debate with Wim Kennes, Sieg Vlaeminck, Piet Swimberghe, Bob Van Haeverbeke, Charles Vermeersch, Denis Van Impe & Dirk De Meyer

't Leerhuys, Brugge

In Bruges many years there is debate about building in the historic center. Almost every inhabitant feels involved in what is happening to his city. This may be beautiful, but it sometimes is too emotional, too simplistic and too subjective.

Lecture by Kees Rijnbout (NL)

't Leerhuys, Brugge

Planners, urban planners, architects, engineering firms, government agencies and schools create a design for the Netherlands of the 21th century. All these teams of designers could start within four future scenarios were developed by the University of Amsterdam. A careful, a dynamic, a critical or a relaxed scenario.

Lecture by André Loeckx

't Leerhuys, Brugge

Imagining an architecture this empty heart of Brussels was apparently an ongoing challenge for many architects and architectural organisations. In designs by groep Planning, ARAU, La Cambre, Deleu, Baines, Crepain, Dams, Beel, Neutelings and the Geyter one can read a profound evolution in the approach of the city “as a substance of architecture.”

Lecture by Charles Vermeersch

't Leerhuys, Brugge

Le Corbusier’s as an urban planning raged against the old town. For an exploration of the most controversial and perhaps most misunderstood aspect of the work of Le Corbusier, we relied on Professor Charles Vermeersch.

Trip Internationale Bauaustellung 1987 /1987

Berlin & Wolfsburg

The confrontation with this Berlin, this part of west island as in East Germany, is a shocking experience. Nowhere are the political contradictions so keenly felt as here. A feeling that each of us must experience to feel the relativity of force, as it is played so great on both sides of the barriers.

Debate with Sieg Vlaeminck, Marc Dubois & Dirk Manesse

't Leerhuys, Brugge

A major construction operation which is ongoing since 1980. An operation in two parts: “IBA-new” and “IBA-old”. Modern and post-modern new building, next to restoration and rehalibitatie. Programs in which some 4,000 homes were designed.

Debate with Sieg Vlaeminck, Jo Crepain, Marco Bollen, Pierre Huygebaert & Jaak Janssens

't Leerhuys, Brugge

In 1982 Jo Crepain launched a cry for attention for architectural competitions: “In Belgium, we are nowhere. In the country where the profession and the title of architect are best protected, least is done for architecture.”

Debate with Sieg Vlaeminck, Charles Vermeersch & Werner Desimpelaere

't Leerhuys, Brugge

Places where people congregate: the public domain. Urban spaces, squares, pedestrian shopping streets, shopping centers … But also museums: the new agora of the 80s.

Debate with Sieg Vlaeminck, Charles Vermeersch & Jan Tanghe

't Leerhuys, Brugge

Hard and soft renovations, new functions for old places, Recycling of the city, City-Reconstruction … Former slogans at the end of the 70s and 80s also turned into realizations.