Articles tagged Belgium

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Richard Deacon explores innovative re-fabrication in Some Time

ANTWERP – The artist’s latest exhibition at Middelheim Museum challenges assumptions of contemporary sculpture by returning to past forms in order to create new ones.

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Nendo unveils Invisible Outlines at Grand-Hornu

BOUSSU, BELGIUM – Nendo’s largest exhibition in Europe opens today in Belgium – a fitting time to dig deeper into the studio’s philosophy with founder Oki Sato. 

Billboard: Out Now Mark #69
Billboard: Out Now Mark #69
School Campus Peer by Bekkering Adams. Photos Scagliola Brakkee
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Bekkering Adams' school campus unifies the community

PEER – The Scholen van Morgen (Schools of Tomorrow) initiative, laid out by the Flemish government in 2006, continues to develop with the third largest of the 250 school projects.

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The classic pharmacy gets a dose of healthy changes from Zware Jongens

BREE – Striving to be a pioneer within the pharmaceutical industry, Pharmacy Van Dijck tasked Zware Jongens to add a personal touch to the customer experience.  

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EUtopia explores the potential of an architectural paradise

LEUVEN — Thomas More’s Utopia, originally printed in Leuven in 1516, serves as the conceptual starting point for the exhibition EUtopia – The Possibility of an Island, in which five leading …

Continuum collection by Beltrami and Luce di Carrara
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Marble endures at Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk

KORTRIJK – The silver edition of Biennale Interieur in the Belgian city of Kortrijk solidified the longevity of marble. 

Viewing the new instalment from below reinforces a strong perspective upward. Photo Benoit Meeus
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Children from post-industrial mining towns of Belgium play on top of waste

BERINGEN – Landscape architecture firms Carve and Omgeving jointly memorialise the past with a playground stretched over a monumental cultivated mound.

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Zumtobel enlightens shoppers with dynamic illumination at an Antwerp boutique

ANTWERP – Some retailers keep the lights either low or glaring to obscure the faults of their fashion. Instead Gustav Bruynseraede used lighting in his single-label Eiermarkt, Antwerp boutique to …

Leaderboard CIFF
Leaderboard CIFF
Extremis' workspaces reintroduce partitions while still maintaining a plein-air ambiance.
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Transparency within Extremis' office cues natural interactions

POPERINGE – ‘Transparent meeting room, transparent business,' reads one of the floor stickers that navigates guests through Extremis' new headquarters following its official opening.

The hotel is a beacon in the urban landscape with its unusual composition of concrete piers and suspended volumes.
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Reynaers Aluminium embodies fifty years of expertise in a major hotel

BAHRAIN – The recently opened Four Seasons Hotel in Bahrain, was realized with Reynaers façade systems and is the embodiment of 50 years of experience.

The split levels are connected by a centrally located circulation space.
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Form follows freedom in Villa MQ

TREMELO – Office O sculpted a Flemish villa with pretty rounded shapes and a tiny waist.

A Belgian terrace has a contemporary cantilever added at the rear, jutting out of the existing fabric.
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Edouard Brunet and François Martens cantilever lofty room from renovated Brussels home

BRUSSELS – Two self-sufficient dwellings are concealed behind a typical terraced-house façade in this stylish transformation of a family home.