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Miscellaneous Toyo Ito NTB

Brugge

In Memoriam
This week a fine article was published by Domus, written by Matthias Van Rossen about the impotence to unite contemporary architecture and Bruges.

Lecture own work

Katho Campus, Kortrijk

A walk through the work of Souto de Moura develops a kind of meditation and selfreflection on the profession, the métier, the discipline. An almost autistic quest for perfection.

Film Filmavond

Filmplateau, Gent

Oscar Niemeyer – An architect committed to his century (by Belgian filmmaker Marc-Henri Wajnberg)
Lina Bo Bardi – Go to Bahia Lina had told him (by the Dutch VPRO, where ‘him’ stands for Aldo van Eyck)

Film about the life and work of Philip Johnson

Boot 'Captal', Gent

Philip Johnson takes us on his 40-acre estate in New Canaan, Connecticut – his own laboratorium- and supplies the necessary witty and humorous commentary.

Miscellaneous Action of support to preserve the pavilion

Archipel recommends the preservation and thorough renovation of this fragile but grandiose architecture. There should be a durable new bridge that can defy time so the pavilion can give back its original impetus. We will therefore seek national and international support for conservation.

Visit Introvert Materiality

l'Institut Supérieur d'Architecture La Cambre & Flagey, Brussel

(Non-Archipel lecture) For Peter Zumthor everything can be reduced to “staying”, whether it is a house, a museum or an exhibition facility. After his high-profile buildings like the Therme Vals (1996), Kunsthaus Bregenz (1997) Peter Zumthor presents new work.

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.

Visit exhibition in Rotterdam

Rotterdam

We searched for and found two reasons to visit Rotterdam again, namely:
The global impact of Rem Koolhaas and OMA AMO on contemporary architecture, urbanism and others is simply impressive.
The restored Van Nelle factory in Rotterdam can also be admired on the inside.

Lecture own work

Architecture is the art to materialize dreams. Their architecture is delicate and fragile, often refined sensual. Sculptural objects that connect and absorb seamlessly inside and outside, open and closed.

Lecture own work

Magdalenazaal, Sint-Andries Brugge

The influence of the Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura is invaluable for contemporary European architecture. Eduardo Souto de Moura today enjoys wide international recognition.