Portrait

  • PORTRAIT : Eduardo Souto de Moura

    PORTRAIT : Eduardo Souto de Moura

    The winner of the Pritzker Prize in 2011 studied sculpture before turning to architecture at the University of Porto’s School of Fine Arts. He embodies the « Porto School », formed by the emblematic figures of Fernando Távora and Álvaro Siza, which combines rigour and freedom, two approaches to construction that are difficult to reconcile, yet which…

  • Portrait of MATTHIEU ROMANCANT

    Portrait of MATTHIEU ROMANCANT

    Matthieu Romancant is a French architect and urban planner who lives in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) since 2007. He acquired an old stone house surrounded by nature and with an exceptional view, in which he wanted to rediscover certain ties thanks to objects found at flea markets. He tells us about a hotel he has…

  • Portrait of DORTE MANDRUP

    Portrait of DORTE MANDRUP

    Dorte Mandrup is a Danish architect who founded her studio Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter in 1999. She imagines architecture in the context of its environment. Out of conviction and ethics, Dorte Mandrup refuses to work in autocratic countries. She has gained worldwide renown for the projects she builds on particularly fragile sites. In 2022, her studio…

  • BOGDAN & VAN BROECK : Portrait of Oana Bogdan

    BOGDAN & VAN BROECK : Portrait of Oana Bogdan

    Oana Bogdan is architect at Bogdan & Van Broeck, an office she co-created with Leo Van Broeck. In this portrait, she explains her professional career and the vision of architecture that the studio develops within its Brussels agency. With Oana Bogdanwww.bogdanvanbroeck.com Technical sheet of this architecture video clipJournalist: Emma C. DessourouxCameraman: Emma C. Dessouroux (Les…

  • SUNSOAK DESIGN: Portrait of SunSoak Design

    SUNSOAK DESIGN: Portrait of SunSoak Design

    Sunsoak Design looks at renewables with an architect’s eye. Jean-Didier Steenackers and his teams manufacture solar machines that maximize solar radiation. We will find their achievements at Tour & Taxis, on the BotaSolar building in Brussels. The company also works well in Belgium with architectural offices such as ASSAR architects and architectesassoc. and also with…

  • PAULO MENDES DA ROCHA: Portrait of Paulo Mendes Da Rocha

    PAULO MENDES DA ROCHA: Portrait of Paulo Mendes Da Rocha

    Born into a family of Italian immigrants, Paulo Mendes Da Rocha studied architecture at Mackenzie University in São Paulo (Brazil). His desire to become an architect came from his father, who was an engineer. He does not like the word ‘creation’ in architecture. For him, architecture is the result of a thought process guided objectively…

  • LEDROIT PIERRET POLET ARCHITECTES: Portrait of Anne Ledroit and Vincent Pierret

    LEDROIT PIERRET POLET ARCHITECTES: Portrait of Anne Ledroit and Vincent Pierret

    The Brussels-based firm Ledroit Pierret Polet (LPP) Architectes is one of the ten craft architecture firms that caviar.archi has decided to portray in film. Anne Ledroit and Vincent Pierret tell us all about their interest in architecture in front of Mister Emma’s camera. They describe their day-to-day work and practices. Quality architecture, architecture in good…

  • MANGER NIELSEN ARCHITECTS: Portrait of Johan Nielsen

    MANGER NIELSEN ARCHITECTS: Portrait of Johan Nielsen

    The Brussels-based firm MangerNielsenArchitects (MNA) is one of the ten craft architecture firms that caviar.archi has decided to portray in film. Johan Nielsen tells us all about his interest in architecture in front of Mister Emma’s camera. He describes his day-to-day work and practices. Quality architecture, architecture in good taste, but what does creating architecture…

  • ATELIER DE VISSCHER & VINCENTELLI: Portrait of Antoine Vincentelli

    ATELIER DE VISSCHER & VINCENTELLI: Portrait of Antoine Vincentelli

    The Brussels-based firm Atelier De Visscher & Vincentelli (ADVV) is one of the ten craft architecture firms that caviar.archi has decided to portray in film. Antoine Vincentelli tells us all about his interest in architecture in front of Mister Emma’s camera. He describes his day-to-day work and practices. Quality architecture, architecture in good taste, but…

  • noAarchitecten : Portrait of An Fonteyne

    noAarchitecten : Portrait of An Fonteyne

    An Fonteyne is a partner at the Brussels architectural firm NoAarchitecten. They have just won two major projects in the Belgian capital; one for housing on the Tour and Taxis site (with awg architecten and Sergison Bates architects) and one for the competition for the musée Kanal – Centre Pompidou, which they won in partnership…