This capsule highlights the difficulty of transforming an office building into housing, and, above all, the many procedures that an architect has to go through in order to see his project actually come to fruition. A process that is sometimes very long and fraught with pitfalls, and which does not always lead to a result that […]

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The RTBF Média Rives project is a complex one, given both its programme and its geographical position. Situated on the banks of the Meuse, in Liege, it finds itself not only in front of Ron Arad’s renowned shopping centre, but also adjacent to the Musée de la Métallurgie in a very popular district. Project name […]

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The request of the Board of Directors of the Société des Galeries with regard to the Théâtre Royal des Galeries in the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, right in the very heart of Brussels (Belgium), was to restore this theatre to a level of comfort that would meet the expectations of contemporary spectators. Project name : Théâtre […]

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Philippe Verdussen from the Archi 2000 firm talks about a common phenomenon in the first decade of the 21st century: the transformation of office spaces into residential spaces. He takes the example of the conversion of the Livingstone building in Brussels (Belgium) Project name : Livingstone Address : 6 avenue Livingstone. 1000 Brussels. Belgium Assignation/Destination […]

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At the request of Alexandre Grosjean, director of the Société des Galeries, and of Nadine Flammarion, Archi 2000 took on the renovation-rebuilding of the Hôtel des Galeries in the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert in the very heart of Brussels (Belgium). Project name : Hôtel et Comptoir des Galeries Address : 38 rue des Bouchers 38 (Hotel) […]

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The Cité Administrative is an extremely exciting project for the Archi 2000 Firm. It is located 5 to 600 metres away from the Grand-Place and from the Gare Centrale, right next to the Colonne du Congrès. Altogether this really is quite a symbolic site in Brussels, with the urban environment having a certain quality. There […]

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Motel One, a German chain with hotels throughout Germany, was determined to establish its first base in Brussels, and the plan was not just a small base – in fact there was talk of a 498 room hotel, which would be the biggest hotel in Brussels. Besix chose Archi 2000 to carry out the project. […]

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The Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert project is a wonderful saga that has been going on for the last 10 years. Alexandre Grosjean, patron of the Société des Galeries, entrusted the renovation of the Galeries to Archi 2000. The renovation includes the accommodation, the offices, the theatre, the Galerie des Princes and the creation of a hotel. […]

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Portrait of the architecte Philippe Verdussen. Based in Brussels (Belgium), Philippe Verdussen created Archi 2000 in 1990. It is now 25 years later and Archi 2000 is still going strong, mainly within the Brussels market. Philippe Verdussen speaks about his architecture and the difficulties of his work. Philippe Verdussen Archi 2000 4 avenue du Vivier […]

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Finding stables such as these stables was a real stroke of luck, the sort of luck that you only have once in a lifetime… and not just for an architect, but for anybody! Philippe Verdussen try to find a solution for setting up the offices of Archi 2000 in these stables. He was not in […]

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