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Posts tagged 'Belgium'

Brussels railway training academy features train tracks

The aluminium-clad Infrabel Academy by Atelier Kempe Thill references industrial shed architecture – and connects to an adjacent train station Rotterdam-based Atelier Kempe Thill has

Architecture

MoMu, Antwerp’s fashion museum, reopens

Through renovation and expansion, Belgian practice B-architecten has eschewed statement architecture to focus on improving the museum experience Words by Anna Winston Once the cultural

Architecture

B-architecten designs cultural and sports centre in Brussels

Set across two buildings, the Centr’Al complex is defined by permeable architecture and complemented by a new urban public space Words by Francesca Perry At

Buildings

KAAN Architecten reveals transformation of Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp

The Dutch practice has completed the main phase of a long-term renovation and extension of KSMKA, with a ‘museum-within-a-museum’ design Words by Anna Winston Rotterdam-headquarted

Architecture

In Brussels, a 19th-century railway station becomes a new cultural centre

Local practice B-architecten sensitively transformed the disused Station of Laeken into a multi-purpose public centre for a cultural organisation Words by Harriet Thorpe In the Brussels

Buildings

Fantasy land, reverse zoo, public park: Labiomista features Mario Botta architecture and wild animals

Inside the Battery, the design references the site’s industrial past  Ostriches, dromedaries and alpacas roam free in this park, gallery and artist’s studio in Genk.

Features

Brut: Brooding Belgian designers with plenty to smile about

The six designers who come together as Brut are united by bold architectural forms, brooding melancholia and a quintessential Belgian-ness writes Laura Snoad   Occupying an

Features

LeviSarha: Belgian emerging studio reel in admirers with fishing nets

A residency in Greenland resulted in a set of steel shelves inspired by crab cages. All photos:EmileBarret The Belgian duo have reeled in a band

Features

Studio Job Mad House

For their New York solo debut, the Belgian designers have put together a typically exuberant snapshot of their 16-year career, says Caia Hagel New York’s

Review

Robbrecht and Daem: Last year’s Architecture Practice of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

Features

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

We need to design AI systems free of bias and harm

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’


Videos

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