The Collection

The Flanders Architecture Institute manages a collection of about 200 archives, spread over more than 4000 linear metres. You can consult them in our reading room or you can browse them on your own via our online database.

Model of Vleeshuiswijk in Antwerp, 1965, Dries Jageneau and Armand Vermeyen

Collection Library

Would you like to consult an archive?

Monday to Friday: from 9am to 5pm
Preferably by appointment
Weekends and Holidays: Closed
Closed: 25.12.2023-31.12.2023

The archive can be visited in groups. Requests for this need to be made at least 3 weeks in advance via

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Collection Online

Looking for a particular archive or item? Dive into our online inventory.

Go to our online collection (Dutch only)

More Archives

There's more than just the VAi collection. We assemble all this information for you in a seperate database. Take a look!

Architecture Archives Database
Collection highlights

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