Brussels is rather hostile to the high-rise city. So when Henri Simons, then Alderman for City Planning in the City of Brussels, put forward the idea of constructing the highest residential tower in the kingdom (140 metres high for 251 apartments spread over 41 floors) on the site of the old Galeries Anspach warehouses, opposite […]

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Dominique Delbrouck studied at La Cambre (Brussels) before joining movements seeking to preserve the quality of the city. She then signed up to the architectural grammar process of the Atelier d’Art Urbain, before co-founding the DDS & Partners firm, now DDS+. A “plus” that she intends to put to good use in each of the […]

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Florence Hoffmann is an architect at the Brussels cooperative ‘Générale’. She works mainly on public projects. With mostly political project ownership, she characterizes her architecture as combat architecture, in order to defend her projects at the competitions in which she takes part. Florence Hoffmann Générale www.generale.la info@generale.la With the support of Technical sheet of this […]

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Cestmira Vesela’s French sings. She came to Belgium for love, before joining the CERAU architectural firm. If you ask her what kind of building she would love to construct, she will give you a very straight answer: a football stadium. Cestmira Vesela CERAU www.cerau.be cerau@cerau.be With the support of Technical sheet of this architecture video […]

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Barbara Wolff is originally from Cologne. Before joining the Synergy International firm, she was an associate with and managed JDS Architects in Brussels for 4 years, and has worked at Beel & Achtergael architects in Gent, Indigo architects in Cape Town, b&k+ in Cologne, and at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in Rotterdam. Barbara […]

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Laurence Creyf is an architect and associate of Nicolas Vanden Eeckhoudt at the Vanden Eeckhoudt-Creyf Architectes firm. This small Brussels set-up creates mainly housing and art galleries. Laurence Creyf talks to us about the creative process that generates their architecture. Laurence Creyf Vanden Eeckhoudt-Creyf Architectes www.vandeneeckhoudtcreyf.be info@vandeneeckhoudtcreyf.be With the support of Technical sheet of this […]

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Alicia Reiber is an architect and co-founder of the Urban Platform company. She talks about her architectural work within the company, her status as a female, a female architect and a female leader. Alicia Reiber Urban Platform www.urbanplatform.com mail@urbanplatform.com With the support of Technical sheet of this architecture video clip Journalist : Emma C. Dessouroux […]

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Aurélie Maes is an architect and co-founder of the firm “ici architectes”. She talks to us about her career and her vision of architecture. Is it possible to describe one’s architecture when this is ultimately a way of thinking rather than a particular design or trend? Aurélie Maes ICI architectes noussommesici.be contact@noussommesici.be With the support […]

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Christine Conix is undoubtedly the most internationally well-known Belgian female architect. She founded her company in 1979. It’s not recognition that interests her but the quality of the work that she provides. A contextual architecture that is used in every sector of activity, whether it be housing, offices, or public buildings. Christine Conix CONIX RDBM […]

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Li Mei Tsien is an architect and co-founder of the B612 associates firm. She talks to us about her way of working, the importance of her place in society, and the questions she asks herself as a teacher at the University of Mons. Li Mei Tsien B612 associates www.b612associates.com b612@b612.be With the support of Technical […]

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