The refurbishment of the nineteenth century buildings along Antwerp’s main shopping street expresses a strong sympathy for nineteenth century design attitudes.
Contrary to a 20th century idea of consistent and linear thought, we follow a line of association and improvisation. Haphazard situations generate manifold solutions. Instead of a grand central idea, small and midscale interventions react on small and midscale problems. Instead of following principles and introducing systems, we pursue a casual renovation along the themes contained within the existing and its variations. Continue reading Bovenbouw