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.”
The design for the renovation of the Kursaal by Storme-Van Ranst reconciles preserving the original architectural qualities with optimal and renewed exploitation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
La Saline Royale, de Claude-Nicolas Ledoux + Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp (1950) Le Corbusier.
In the summary of his extensive oeuvre 200 projects are mentioned, about 100 are built, for the most part public buildings.