The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced today the five finalists that will compete for the 2019 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. Among them are two Belgian offices.
On the occasion of the Flemish week in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) from 17 to 24 March, the Flanders Architecture Institute organises a study day and an exhibition in the Siza Pavilion in Insel Hombroich, Germany.
The Swiss magazine werk, bauen+wohnen has produced a thematic issue dedicated to Lernlandschaften (learning landscapes). One of the highlighted projects is the municipal kindergarten and primary school in Berlaar by Bovenbouw Architectuur.
The 101st issue of OASE with contributions by among others Christoph Grafe, Gideon Boie and Fredie Floré is intended as a provocation, the opening up of a discourse, rather than the documentation of an established field of ideas.
In the article ‘Der Himmel über Boom’ journalist Kerstin Rose explains how the architects convert an abandoned brick factory in Boom, near Antwerp, into two homes, an architectural office and a multipurpose space.
The reconversion of a 19th century military hospital by Beel and Achtergael Architects, Collectief Noord architecten and 360 architecten in Antwerp gets an honourable mention at Italian Gubbio Prize 2018.