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Backstay Hostel Ghent / A154 + Nele Van Damme + Yannick Baeyens

  • Architects: A154, Nele Van Damme, Yannick Baeyens
  • Location: Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 128, 9000 Gent, Belgium
  • Collaborator: Ken Philips
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Luc Roymans Photography

© Luc Roymans Photography © Luc Roymans Photography © Luc Roymans Photography © Luc Roymans Photography

Hotel Gent / Tazu Rous

© Dirk Pauwels
© Dirk Pauwels

Architects: Tazu Rous Location: Koningin Maria Hendrikaplein, Gent, Belgium Photographs: Dirk Pauwels

© Dirk Pauwels
© Dirk Pauwels
© Dirk Pauwels
© Dirk Pauwels
© Dirk Pauwels
© Dirk Pauwels
© Dirk Pauwels
© Dirk Pauwels

SADAR + VUGA wins first prize in University College Ghent Competition

SOAG Building - Courtesy of SADAR + VUGA
SOAG Building - Courtesy of SADAR + VUGA

SADAR + VUGA, in collaboration with LENS°ASS Architecten, has been selected as winner of an invited competition to design three new buildings on the Campus Schoonmeersen of the University College Ghent in Belgium. The campus development master plan will include a new building for the Study of Social Work (SOAG), a Sports Hall Extension and the Renovation of Building B that includes the adjoining Student Plaza. This highly anticipated project is expected to commence in late May. Continue after the break to learn more about each new facility.

SOAG Building - Courtesy of SADAR + VUGA Sports Hall Extension - Courtesy of SADAR + VUGA Sports Hall Extension - Courtesy of SADAR + VUGA Student Plaza and Renovation of Building B - Courtesy of SADAR + VUGA

House W-DR / GRAUX & BAEYENS architecten

© Fay Pynaert © Philippe Brysse © Philippe Brysse © Philippe Brysse

“Transforming Landscapes” Exhibition

Composed of works by Reiulf Ramstad Architects, the exhibition, “Transforming Landscapes”, opened at Sint-Lucas School of Architecture in Gent, Belgium on October 12th and will be up until November 4th. A collaboration with the Norwegian Embassy in Brussels/ L’Ambassade Royale de Norvège en Belgique, the event kicks off with a lecture by Reiulf Ramstad followed by the official opening and Vernissage. Known as the largest school for architecture in Belgium, the uniqueness of Sint-Lucas School of Architecture stems from the combination of a long, rich tradition with a high reputation in architectural and design education. A large number of the leading Belgian interior designers, interior architects, architects, urbanists, artists and researchers, teaches at Sint-Lucas. For more information on the exhibition, visit their official website here.

Healthcare school extension and renovation in Hogeschool Gent / Marc Koehler Architects

view from the park
view from the park

Marc Koehler Architects and their team have won the competition for the extension and renovation of Campus Vesalius at Hogeschool Gent. The project is part of Open Call 19, organized by the Vlaams Bouwmeester in 2010 and developed with Delva Landscape Architects, Import Export Architecture, Daidalos, STBViaene and Less is More engineering. More images and complete press release after the break.