What's better than absorbing architecture from the comfort of your couch? The Flanders Architecture Institute delved into its online archive in search of architecture video's. At VAi@TheMovies you will find interviews with architects, a look behind the scenes of our exhibitions, testimonials and much more...




How does architecture from Flanders fit into a different context? Jan De Vylder, Inge Vinck, Jo Taillieu and Sofie De Caigny reveal how RE-PRACTICE RE-VISIT RE-TURN showcases the design-based research by the office architecten de vylder vinck taillieu in Tokyo. Eleven Flemish projects were given a fresh meaning in a Japanese context, as eleven Japanese mirror images. The same methodology was deployed in the world cities of London, Copenhagen and Istanbul.

Case Design. The Craft of Collaboration

In 2019 tThe exhibition 'The Craft of Collaboration' marked six years of practice for the Indian architectural firm Case Design. It is constructed around objects, drawings, models, mock-ups, samples, photos and stories that the architects collected during the construction process of the Avasara Academy, a residential school for young women in Pune, India. We talked to Sam Barclay, founder of Case Design, about his unique approach to architecture.

Bovenbouw Architectuur. The House of the Explorer

Dirk Somers, architect and founder of Bovenbouw Architectuur and Sofie De Caigny, director of the Flanders Architecture Institute give their view on Bovenbouw Architectuur. The House of the Explorer. In 2019 the exhibition immersed visitors into a myriad of fascinations from the oeuvre of the Antwerp-based design bureau Bovenbouw Architectuur.

Ensembles. Architecture and Craft

Back in 2016 the exhibition Ensembles revealed, through various European projects and material from the architectural archives of the Flanders Architecture Institute, how the collaboration between designers and makers can lead to new solutions.