Central place in this trip is Vicenza, the center of the achievements of Palladio. The significance of Palladio for the Western architectural history is significant. The main theme of the trip is the work of Carlo Scarpa.
Exactly 100 years ago, Otto Wagner published at the age of fifty four his first book “Moderne Architektur” as newly appointed professor at the architectureschool of Vienna. Two years later, the work of his students was published under the title “Aus der Schule Wagner.
La Saline Royale, de Claude-Nicolas Ledoux + Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp (1950) Le Corbusier.
We visit various interiors that are normally never accessible. The pool interior of the Residence Palace, the N.I.R. interior and more.
The three case studies are dealing with creative restorations in which the designers were commissioned to restore a monument and at the same time to give a new function for which it has never served.
By use of esoteric techniques and by using foreign engravings, the orator tries to fathom the inner life of this master and spares neither God nor Fatherland.
In all our cities and towns are the relics that testify to the industrious creativity and commitment with which our direct ancestors introduced our prosperity. Flanders seems to have little or no respect for this.
Christian Norberg-Schulz (Oslo) is a monument in the field of architectural theory and the scientific approach to architecture. The focus on the theoretical development is checked permanently by Norberg-Schulz in the history of architecture.
The Horta Buildings Hotel Solvay, Hotel van Eetvelde and the magazins Waucquez are recently renovated. Hence a onedaytrip to these architectural gems.
A study for restauration and adaptive use.