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Lecture by Koen Dekeyser

Kapel Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Kerselare, Oudenaarde

Lampens claims not to be in love with concrete, but with the possibilities offered by this material. “The constructive gesture that allows you as an architect, after all, is the first step towards beauty.”

Visit the renovated casino

The design for the renovation of the Kursaal by Storme-Van Ranst reconciles preserving the original architectural qualities with optimal and renewed exploitation.

Lecture & Exhibition

CIVA, Brussel

Designer and architect Marcel Breuer (1902-1981) can be counted among the most important and influential designers of the twentieth century. – An exhibition in the CIVA in Brussels.

Lecture by Johan Lagae

't Leerhuys, Brugge

The architectural heritage of the former Belgian colony is still barely known. However, it is a remarkably rich heritage, which can be accessed through a variety of angles.

Trip The Low Light /03/2000

Jyväskylä, Säynätsalo, Tampere, Prikkala, Normarkky, Turku, Paimo, Hvittrask, Otamiemi, Helsinki, Tapiola, Vantaa,

Although it is essentially a Aalto trip, we have spotted a lot of interesting and impressive architecture, both from the period before and after and even contemporary.

Lecture by Gilbert Decouvreur

't Leerhuys, Brugge

Bryggman’s ecclesiastical architecture is one of the finest contributions to the Finnish architecture in the 20th century. His schedule for this ecclesiastical architecture kept fully considerations with the aesthetic values of the environment. The main role in granted to natural light, which always brings in a proper mood interior.

Lecture by Jos Vandenbreeden

De Illusie, Oostende

Exactly one year ago a banal real estate project to do disappear the Ostend Kursaal behind a belt of apartments, in a combination of demolition, new construction and “restyling”. The project clashed with wide protest. The Casino Kursaal was finaly classified as heritage.

Visit on bike

Hilversum

No city in the Netherlands is so obvious designed by the hand of one architect as Hilversum. In more than five decades Willem Marinus built schools, public buildings, villas and residential areas.

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.

Lecture by Gilbert Decouvreur

't Leerhuys, Brugge

In the summary of his extensive oeuvre 200 projects are mentioned, about 100 are built, for the most part public buildings.