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Aalst

KAAN Architecten Integrates Historic School into New Library & Performing Arts Center

16:10 - 6 July, 2016
KAAN Architecten Integrates Historic School into New Library & Performing Arts Center , © EdiT, KAAN Architecten
© EdiT, KAAN Architecten

The city council of the Flemish city of Aalst have awarded KAAN Architecten with the commission for a new library and home of the Academy of Performing Arts. The building will also integrate the existing “Pupillenschool” (formerly a military school for children) to anchor the new tenant into the Belgian town’s rich history. The complex will be located at the corner of Oude Graanmarkt and Espalnadestraat, becoming a new cornerstone project where the many communities of Aalst can gather, learn and engage in cultural activities.

© EdiT, KAAN Architecten © EdiT, KAAN Architecten © EdiT, KAAN Architecten © EdiT, KAAN Architecten + 10

Post site Aalst / Abscis Architecten

01:00 - 27 November, 2013
© Thomas de Bruyne
© Thomas de Bruyne
  • Architects

  • Location

    Werfplein, Werf, 9300 Aalst, Belgium
  • Design Team

    Vereniging van Studiebureaus
  • Area

    12000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Thomas de Bruyne © Thomas de Bruyne © Thomas de Bruyne © Thomas de Bruyne + 16