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Brussels: The Latest Architecture and News

The Belgian Pavilion at the 2021 Venice Biennale, Curated by Dirk Somers, Explores the Relationship Between Architecture and the City

Titled "Composite Presence", the Belgian pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, will explore the complex love-hate relationship between architecture and cities of Flanders and Brussels under the theme of "memory as a design studio". Curated by Bovenbouw Architectuur in collaboration with Flanders Architecture Institute, the national pavilion will be on display from 22 May until 21 November 2021.

© We Document Art© We Document Art© We Document Art© Bovenbouw Architectuur+ 15

Kangaroo House / vvv

© Séverin Malaud© Séverin Malaud© Séverin Malaud© Séverin Malaud+ 25

  • Architects: vvv
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  140
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017

KOW House / Edouard Brunet

© Johnny Umans© Johnny Umans© Johnny Umans© Johnny Umans+ 23

  • Architects: Edouard Brunet
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  200
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Obsidian Gallery / Midnight Green

© Eline Willaert© Eline Willaert© Eline Willaert© Eline Willaert+ 19

Station of Laken / B-architecten

© Lucid© Lucid© Lucid© Lucid+ 28

  • Architects: B-architecten
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1200
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Residence FSD / Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects

© Tim Van de Velde© Tim Van de Velde© Tim Van de Velde© Tim Van de Velde+ 22

Brussels, Belgium

Barozzi Veiga Wins Competition to Design and Renovate the Jewish Museum of Belgium

Barozzi Veiga, in collaboration with Tab Architects and Barbara Van Der Wee Architects, has just won the competition for the renovation of the Jewish Museum of Belgium. Discrete yet present and integrated into the urban fabric, as the jury stated, the proposal was selected from five shortlisted established and young architectural practices.

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Work & Living space A. / dmvA

© Sergio Pirrone© Sergio Pirrone© Sergio Pirrone© Sergio Pirrone+ 21

  • Architects: dmvA
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019

Korenbeek-161 Residential Building / Sill and Sound Architects

© François Lichtle© François Lichtle© François Lichtle© François Lichtle+ 31

Brussels, Belgium
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  533
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Knauf, Macrolux Bnelux BV

FETIS Apartment / AUXAU - Atelier d’architecture

© Severin MALAUD© Severin MALAUD© Severin MALAUD© Severin MALAUD+ 24

House Extension in Brussels / Atelier Tom Vanhee

© Stijn Bollaert© Stijn Bollaert© Stijn Bollaert© Stijn Bollaert+ 23

Brussels, Belgium

OMA Designs New Headquarters for Belgium's National Railway Company

OMA and partner Reinier de Graaf, together with Jaspers-Eyers Architects, have won the competition to design the new headquarters of Belgium's National Railway Company in Brussels. The design preserves three monumental buildings in the Brussels-South train station along Fonsny Avenue. At 75,000 square meters, the headquarters project brings all departments under the same roof with work space for 4,000 employees.

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Henning Larsen Proposes Urban Transformation in the City Center of Brussels

Henning Larsen has unveiled its vision for Brouck’R, a city block transformation project facing Brussels’ busy Place de Brouckère. Inspired by traditional and contemporary heritage, the proposal generates a 21st-century, vibrant, mixed-use destination in the city center.

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Brussels Regeneration Contest Won by MLA+ and Korteknie Stuhlmacher Architecten

The Brussels Lebeau – Sablon competition has announced MLA+, the sister company of Maccreanor Lavington, as the winners of the international contest to transform the city's historic Le Sablon district. Working together with local firm Korteknie Stuhlmacher Architecten, the team's proposal is a new mixed-use development for Belgium developer IMMOBEL, which seeks to regenerate the key historical district. The winning scheme includes offices, residences, a student hotel, and a public square.

House WW / K2A

© Oana Crainic© Oana Crainic© Nicolas Schimp© Oana Crainic+ 33

  • Architects: K2A
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  500
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Keller, Fantinin, Odilon Creation

The Work of Victor Horta, Art Nouveau's Esteemed Architect

© Henry Townsend
© Henry Townsend

Situated throughout Brussels, Victor Horta's architecture ranges from innocuous to avant-garde. While many of his buildings were completed in the traditional Beaux Arts style, it is Horta’s Art Nouveau works—most of them built as townhouses for the Belgian elite—that are most beloved. Emerging from the decorative arts tradition and, in some ways, anticipating the coming onslaught of modernism, Horta’s Art Nouveau buildings were erected during a fleeting decade: roughly 1893 to 1903.

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Schmidt Hammer Lassen Design Zero-Carbon Headquarters for Global Chemical Company in Brussels

Quad campus. Image Courtesy of Schmidt Hammer Lassen
Quad campus. Image Courtesy of Schmidt Hammer Lassen

Schmidt Hammer Lassen has released images and details of its competition-winning design for the headquarters of Solvay, an advanced materials and chemicals company, to be located in Brussels, Belgium. Working in collaboration with Modulo Architects and VK Engineers, the Danish firm has prioritized sustainability and resilience in the zero-carbon, near-zero-energy building.

The winning team was chosen from a competitive international field including OMA, Valode & Pistre, Wilmotte & Associés, and Henning Larsen.

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Henning Larsen Brings Canals and Rooftop Farming to Brussels in Competition-Winning Masterplan

Courtesy of Henning Larsen
Courtesy of Henning Larsen

Danish firm Henning Larsen has released images of their competition-winning Key West urban development, seeking to revitalize a socio-economically challenged area of the Belgian capital Brussels. Developed in collaboration with A2RC Architects, the masterplan aims to balance urban and recreational life along the Brussels Canal Zone through a combination of housing, schools, urban farming, and a market hall.

Like many European cities, Brussels is moving towards a post-industrial economy, giving new opportunities to old industrial areas such as the Canal Zone. The Henning Larsen redevelopment seeks to remodel the area as an urban center, tying the urban areas west of the canal to central Brussels.

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