Solvay, an advanced materials and chemical company, selected Danish architectural office Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects to design its new headquarters in Brussels, beating OMA, Valode & Pistre, Wilmotte & Associés and Henning Larsen.
How do you create a touristic landmark that catches people’s attention whilst fluidly merging with the surroundings? Connecting landscape and landmark formed a basis for the winning design by NEXT architects for the Hoge Blekker, a watchtower on the Belgian coast.
KCAP updates masterplan Science Park Arenberg in Leuven, Belgium. At the Wetenschapspark in Heverlee the university KU Leuven offers space for companies in biotechnology, the ICT sector and mechatronics.
Following its commendation by the Architectural Review’s ‘New into Old’ awards in December 2017, Port House, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, in Antwerp has been named ‘Best Refurbished Building’ at the MIPIM Awards 2018.
The Flanders Architecture Institute announce The ACROSS lecture series provides a forum for young Belgian architects on both sides of the language border. On 27 February, Brussels-based GRUE kicks off the new season, while landscape architect Bas Smets provides an introduction.
Danish architects COBE and Belgian architects BRUT reveal the winning design for Place Schuman in Brussels, Belgium. Located in the heart of the European Quarter, in between the main institutions of the European Union, Place Schuman constitutes the entrance to the EU.
dmvA set up a provoking action and reaction between past and present through the application of contemporary architecture, the remodeling of this entire block of buildings.
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The Tour & Taxis site is one of the last large-scale development sites in the heart of Brussels and has been designated as one of the leverage areas within the metropolitan development vision. The Herman Teirlinck Building was designed by Neutelings Riedijk Architects in collaboration with CONIX RDBM Architects.
The Antwerp Tower renovation has been designed by Wiel Arets Architects; it will extend the tower up to 100 m; utilize is preexisting structure, repurpose its program, to mostly apartments; finished by a closed cavity façade system.
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Soluis Group and Graven Images have teamed up to design a new hotel for Radisson RED, Carlson Rezidor’s new upscale lifestyle select brand inspired by the millennial lifestyle and fuelled by art, design, music and fashion. Designers at Graven Images developed sketches and initial design ideas, which Soluis Group then turned into 3D visualisations.
New Brussels housing represents the urban revalidation scheme with a landmark at the entrance of the city and to provide exemplary apartments for large families. The client is the City of Schaerbeek.
Design: Jaspers-Eyers Architects
Alternatively known as ‘The Circle,’ the project uses transparency as a key theme. The glass facade forms a skin around the circular building’s open plan central atrium space, where daily activities are illuminated with a full 360 degrees of natural light.