Julien De Smedt is a Belgian architect. He is the founder and manager of « JDS Architects », whose workshops are located in Brussels, Copenhagen and Shanghai. Julien De Smedt JDS Architects 34b rue de la Senne. 1000 Brussels – Belgium +32 2 289 00 00 Nørrebrogade 50A. 2200 Copenhagen, Danmark +45 3378 1010 office@jdsa.eu Website Technical […]

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Steven Ware runs the Paris office of the Art&Build architects firm. Running through various French timber construction projects, he tells us about the innovative research advances being made by his firm on bio-sourced materials and on bimetal. Project name: INNOVATION Address: Paris, France Assignation/Destination: Façade, Green construction Name of architect: ART&BUILD architects Technical sheet of […]

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Art&Build architects continues to develop in the hospital sector with the construction of the Roubaix maternity unit. After winning a competition in 2011-2012, the Franco-Belgian architectural firm have devised a building that is a pleasant place for all its users. Project name: Roubaix Hospital Complex Address: 11 boulevard Lacordaire. 59100 Roubaix. France Assignation/Destination: Hospital – […]

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In de marge van de reportagereeks over de geschiedenis van de sociale huisvesting heeft CAVIAR de initiatieven voor sociale cohesie van de BGHM wat nader bekeken, en dan in het bijzonder twee volkstuinprojecten: het eerste in het hartje van Brussel, in de wijk Papenvest (Ambition potagère) en het tweede in Schaarbeek (Jardin 67 Marbotin). Een […]

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Willem Jan Neutelings is one of three partners at Neutelings Riedijk Architects in Rotterdam. He speaks about his carrier and the importance of the recladding of a building and the role of the models in his work. Willem Jan Neutelings Neutelings Riedijk Architects P.O. Box 527 3000 AM Rotterdam – The Netherlands Tel +31 (0)10 […]

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Portrait of the artist Jean Glibert on the work he did at the « rue Stéphanie ». The CPAS (Public Centre for Social Welfare) in Brussels called upon the Baumans-Deffet firm to construct a complex of 17 housing units and a social restaurant in Rue Stéphanie in Laeken. The dimensional constraints of the site, its position, and […]

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Portrait of the artist Jean Glibert on the work he did at the Saint-Benoit – Saint-Servais College. The Saint-Benoit – Saint-Servais College in Liège wanted to grow. The Béguinages buildings were chosen by the developer who took on the ARTAU firm to carry out the work. The artist, Jean Glibert, intervened to complement the architectural […]

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Portrait of the artist Jean Glibert on the work he did at the Ateliers Melens & Dejardin. Technical sheet of this architecture video clip Journalist : Emma C. Dessouroux Cameramen : Didier Minne – Geoffroy Minne / Kinodoc – Julien Stroïnovsky / Novsky Films Editing : Emma C. Dessouroux / Cristina Dias Direction : Emma […]

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Portrait of the artist Jean Glibert on the work he did in Bockstael station. The architect returns to his discovery of Jean Glibert’s work in Bockstael station. A brutalist kinetic work that highlights the emerging concepts of mobility and speed in the 1970s. Technical sheet of this architecture video clip Journalist : Emma C. Dessouroux […]

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Portrait of the artist Jean Glibert on the work he did at the Opéra Gallery. The architect Daniel Dethier from the Dethier Architectural firm worked on the renovation of the old Opéra cinemas in the Opéra Gallery in the centre of Liège. The developer wanted to transform these places into amphitheatres that could seat 1600 […]

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