Category list : Belgium
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Winner of the Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture 2020: the extension to the Z33 art house in Hasselt, Belgium, is the crystallisation of Francesca Torzo’s architecture of soft memories
Set in the borderland of Belgium and the Netherlands, De Gouden Liniaal Architecten’s earthen Negenoord observation tower commands views of a former gravel quarry imaginatively transformed into a nature park
Steel magnet: De Krook Library, Ghent, Belgium, by RCR Arquitectes and Coussée & Goris ArchitectenSubscription
Women in Architecture Architect of the Year 2019 shortlist: De Krook in Ghent by RCR and Coussée & Goris is described as being more than a library. But is it trying to do too much?
Building on an ancient culture of reusing and recycling building components, Rotor argues that there is an urgent need to rediscover the art of destruction
This new market hall joins an imposing 19th-century hall in iron and glass – in use as an abattoir until the 1990s – and a large open-air market
Hôtel Wolfers: Henry van de Velde's frozen ruin Subscription
A wolf in sheep’s clothing: designed by Henry van de Velde, Hôtel Wolfers is frozen in a state of ruin, an artwork in its own right
De Vylder Vinck Taillieu’s Caritas psychiatric centre in Melle brings the outside in
The building takes the form of a blob erupting from a rectangular podium, and, with its somewhat 1970s orange and brown colour scheme, is wilfully ungainly
Typology: Law CourtSubscription
From Kafkaesque labyrinths of columns and arches to the abstraction of Modernist towers: the representation of justice in a world ruled by its absence is an intractable task
AgwA: ‘Our pared-down structures and de Vylder’s eccentric attention to detail work well together’Subscription
From a triangular playground in Antwerp to the Palais des Expositions in Charleroi, Brussels-based AgwA have their eyes set on the east