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XDGA Xaveer de Geyter Architects – Kitchen Tower, 2011

XDGA Xaveer de Geyter Architects – Kitchen Tower, 2011

#LANDMARK #TOWER #EDUCATION XDGA Xaveer de Geyter Architects: xdga.be The original hotel school CERIA-COOVI was installed in the countryside outside of Brussels during the Fifties. It is a superb modernist campus consisting of separate buildings interconnected by a new park. Since then, a tide of town houses rose around the campus and a new ring road built [...]

aprile 15, 2016 Marta Atzeni In practice 0

Stéphane Beel Architects – FNG Head Office, 2015

Stéphane Beel Architects – FNG Head Office, 2015

#OFFICE #CONNECTION #WOODEN SKIN Stéphane Beel Architects: www.stephanebeel.com FNG is a fast-growing fashion company that requested a building that could grow with the company. They asked for a scheme that promotes the company values and where relationships can be built between the various departments. This turned into an interesting quest requiring intensive cooperation between FNG and Stéphane Beel [...]

aprile 13, 2016 Marta Atzeni In practice 0

Robbrecht en Daem + MJosé Van Hee – Market Hall & Central Squares, 2012

Robbrecht en Daem + MJosé Van Hee – Market Hall & Central Squares, 2012

#URBANSPACE #CANOPY #CONTEXT #DETAIL Robbrecht en Daem architecten: www.robbrechtendaem.com MJosé Van Hee architecten: www.mjvanhee.be Exercise in Renaissance Following two demolition campaigns for a world exhibition in 1913 and an administrative centre never built in the 60s, Ghent’s historic heart degenerated for decades into a desolate parking lot in between a suite of three adjoining Gothic towers. In two consecutive competitions between 1996 and [...]

aprile 7, 2016 Marta Atzeni In practice 0