We are currently in Beta version and updating this search on a regular basis. We’d love to hear your feedback here.

  1. ArchDaily
  2. Flanders

Flanders: The Latest Architecture and News

City Made

Up-and-coming Ghent architecture studio TRANS focuses, in the projects presented here, on bringing manufacturing back into the city. City Made presents three recently built factory facilities in Flanders through interviews and high-quality drawings and pictures, offering precise documentation of their construction.

This book documents the most recent realizations of urban factory facilities in Flanders designed by the upcoming architecture studio TRANS. In Flanders three recently built factory facilities showcase the potential of bringing manufacturing back to the city. Nina Rappaport (Vertical Urban Factory) and Job Floris (Monadnock architects) put these projects designed by Ghent-based architects TRANS into context.

Interviews with CEOs

At Belgium's Largest School of Architecture, Learning Explores the "Very Borders of the Profession"

The Faculty of architecture at KU Leuven, which last year featured on QS's Top 100 Universities in the World for Architecture, is Belgium's largest and most established university. The following essay, by Dag Boutsen—Dean of the School—and Kris Scheerlinck, examines cyclical learning in architectural education. It was first published by Volume in their 50th issue, Beyond Beyond, the editorial of which is available to read here.

Encounters in Optimism: Utopia in a Finite World

In late August, the Flanders Architecture Institute will organise Encounters in Optimism: Utopia in a Finite World, an interactive programme of lectures, debates and workshops that will take place in various national pavilions at the Venice Architecture Biennale. The overarching theme is "the architectural utopia in a finite world."

Together with The British Council, the Deutsches Architekturmuseum and the Creative Industries Fund NL, the Flanders Architecture Institute has put together a programme for architects, students and the general public to reflect on how architecture can redefine the city. The economic climate and the idea of utopia are the main topics in these discussions.

Belgian Pavilion to Present Craftsmanship and "Bravura" at 2016 Venice Biennale

A practice of architects, an interior architecture firm, and an architectural photographer will together be presenting the Belgian contribution to the 2016 Venice Biennale. Architecten de vylder vinck taillieu, interdoorzon interieurarchitecten and Filip Dujardin—self-styled as the Bravoure (Bravura) team—will explore "what craftsmanship can mean during a period of economic scarcity" as, according to the curatorial team, "dealing with scarcity demands a high level of precision."

Lebbeke Apartment Building / Weysen & De Baere Architects

© Atelier Carbon
© Atelier Carbon

Weysen & De Baere Architects shared with us their design for an apartment building in Flanders, Belgium which includes four units and an office on the ground floor. The construction site exists of two parcels, lying back to back, each with its own entrance from the street. More images and architects’ description after the break.