House VMVK / dmvA

© Frederik Vercruysse

Architects: dmvA
Location: , Belgium
Design Team: David Driesen, Tom Verschueren, Valerie Lonnoy, Katrien Geerinckx
Area: 506 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Frederik Vercruysse

Films & Architecture: “In Bruges”

In the Belgian language “brug” means bridge, and it’s because of the amount of them in the European medieval city that it took its name. A ”fairy tale f***ing town” is how Harry (Ralph Fiennes), the foul-mouthed boss in In  describes it. And indeed Bruges is a city full of fairy tale-like elements that weave through this crazy, sardonic, violent, and (in our opinion, awesomely) absurd movie.

Have you seen it? Do you know any other film fully linked to a specific city? Let us know in the comments below!

Passive Kindergarten Oostduinkerke / BURO II + ARCHI+I

© Klaas Verdru

Architects: BURO II + ARCHI+I
Location: ,
Area: 1,246.38 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Klaas Verdru

Campanules House / EXAR Architecture

© Marc Detiffe

Architects: EXAR Architecture
Location: City of , Belgium
Year: 2012
Photographs: Marc Detiffe

Snark Office / calimùcho

© Fabian Rouwette

Architects: calimùcho
Location: , Belgium
Architect In Charge: Auffray Deghorain & David Ameye
Engineer: B Solutions
Energy: Eureca
Client: snark
Area: 675 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Fabian Rouwette, Fabrice Saudoyez

Hub 01 – Mobile Student Housing Terminal / dmvA Architecten + A3 Architects

© Mick Couwenbergh

Architects: dmvA Architecten, A3 Architects
Location: , Belgium
Architect In Charge: vzw Katho, Katholieke Hogeschool Kortrijk
Design Team: David Driesen, Tom Verschueren, Emilie Dorekens, Sabine Rosseel
Structural Engineer: Bvba Studiebureel Vansteelandt
Area: 225 sqm
Photographs: Mick Couwenbergh

Hasselt Court of Justice / J. Mayer H. Architects + a2o architecten + Lens°Ass architecten

© Filip Dujardin

Architects: J. Mayer H. Architects + a2o architecten + Lens°Ass architecten
Location: Monseigneur Broekxplein, Hasselt, Belgium
Design Team J. Mayer H. Architects: Jürgen Mayer H., Georg Schmidthals, Marcus Blum, Güvenc Özel, Jan-Christoph Stockebrand
Design Team : Luc Vanmuysen, Jo Berben, Tim Vekemans, Mannfred Benditz
Design Team : Bart Lens, Massimo Pignanelli, Philippe Dirix, Jan Achten
Area: 3,200 sqm
Year: 2007
Photographs: Filip Dujardin

Low Energy Bamboo House / AST 77 Architecten

© Steven Massart

Architects: AST 77 Architecten
Location: Beukenlaan, Rotselaar, Belgium
Architect In Charge: Peter Van Impe
Area: 118 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Steven Massart

Office AST 77 + Apartment / AST 77

© Marcel Van Coile

Architects: AST 77
Location: Tienen,
Architect In Charge: Peter Van Impe
Surface Area: 60 sqm
Built Area: 60 sqm
Living Surface: 125 sqm
Year: 2007
Photographs: Yvan De Saedeleer, Courtesy of Separate Reality, Steven Massart, Jan Liegeois, Liesbet Goetschalckx, Marcel Van Coile

Apartments BUSO / dmvA Architecten

© Frederik Vercruysse

Architects: dmvA Architecten
Location: Mechelen, Belgium
Design Team: David Driesen, Tom Verschueren, Astrid Geens, Christine Loos, Michaël De Roeck
General Contractor: Brebuild
Constructional Engineer: Util
Area: 2,000 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Frederik Vercruysse

Low Energy Timber House / AST 77 Architecten

© Marcel Van Coile

Architects: AST 77 Architecten
Location: , Belgium
Surface Area: 650 sqm
Area: 180 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Marcel Van Coile, Jan Liegeois

Service Station Herverlee / ABSCIS Architecten

Courtesy of ABSCIS Architecten

Architects: ABSCIS Architecten
Location: ,
Area: 6,194 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Courtesy of ABSCIS Architecten

Huis aan ‘t laar / 51N4E

© Filip Dujardin

Architects: 51N4E
Location: , Belgium
51 N4 E Partners : Johan Anrys, Freek Persyn, Peter Swinnen
51 N4 E Team: Karel Verstraeten, Jan Opdekamp, Aline Neirynck, Paul Steinbrück
Area: 1,320 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Filip Dujardin , Courtesy of

Reading Between the Lines / Gijs Van Vaerenbergh

© Filip Dujardin

Architects: Gijs Van Vaerenbergh
Location: , Limburg,
Stability: Ney&Partners
Execution: Cravero bvba (steal) / MEG (fundaments)
Initiator: Provincie Limburg / Z33
Year: 2011
Photographs: Filip Dujardin

Habitation TSL / adn Architectures

© Filip Dujardin

Architects: adn Architectures
Location: ,
Area: 350 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Filip Dujardin

The Tree House / Baumraum

© Markus Bollen

Architects: Baumraum
Location: , Belgium
Architect In Charge: Andreas Wenning
Year: 2012
Photographs: Markus Bollen

Officierenwijk Residential Zone Winning Proposal / META Architectuurbureau

Courtesy of

Located in a forested area of , Belgium, the competition winning proposal for the Officierenwijk Residential Zone consists of 23 single-family houses, of which 17 can be classified as social housing and 6 as affordable housing. Designed by META Architectuurbureau, the different dwellings form, both on a functional as well as aesthetic level, a coherent whole with the façade playing an integral role to achieve this. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Detached House in Uccle / L’Escaut Architectures

Sarah Van Hove – “Bâtidéco” – © Sanoma Regional N.V./S.A.

Architects: L’Escaut Architectures
Location: Uccle, , Belgium
Structure: JZH & Partners Scrl
Contractor: JDC Rénovations
Area: 180 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Sarah Van Hove