Two architects offices, Graux & Baeyens and Tim Rogge, present their work within the Young Architects series. Although both write their own story, they focus on a strong dialogue with the context and with the preconditions and show a special affinity with materials and textures.
Architect Marie-José Van Hee has resisted compromises for thirty years of practice, a period in which she has produced a very thoughtful and consistent oeuvre. She strives for an authentic, serene architecture with perseverance, tenacity and a healthy scepticism against the prevailing circumstances. Six architects view her work in the light of “unspoken”.
A stage for young talent within the Festival of Architecture. Nine young agencies show their vision and ideas to a wide audience of architects in a dazzling way. The DOK location will close its doors the following week. A unique last chance.
The work of the German architect Florian Busch is versatile, stimulating and surprising. As one of the few foreign architects who live and work in Japan (Tokyo), he succeeds in making his mark on the city.
Fala Atelier is an enthusiastic young agency from Portugal that transforms small and non-obvious spaces into sparkling housing units in a very creative way.
We selected three promising agencies from the Kortrijk region and give them a stage.
The work of Studio Lens ° Ass architects testifies simultaneously a strong conceptual approach and a mastery of the chosen materials. The “everyday” is raised by an intensive interaction with matter, in detail, with spaciousness, where the boundaries are scanned clearly. It will be a lecture with great stories about small and intense projects.
In 2050 Flanders is estimated to have one million more people than today. That’s 7 million people who all want to live in an affordable and good way on the same limited space in Flanders. To realize this, it will require changes in how and where we live.
Talking about the individual house in Japan is about addressing a topical theme in architecture and about targeting the look of urbanism and the society in general. In this exhibition the property exceeds the strict framework of the form of an answer to a particular program. Talking about the contemporary home in Japan, is primarily about showing the relationship to the living history and the interaction between them.
After the huge success of the first Pecha Kucha in September 2014 giving stage to 11 promising young offices who presented their work and ideas in a swirling way to 450 people attending this event in Gent, this initiative will be repeated in October 2015 with more Young!! talent.