Au cœur du Pentagone bruxellois, le quartier Dansaert verra peu à peu se retisser les liens que les cinq blocs du Rempart des Moines avaient défaits dans les années ‘60. La demande du concours était sans équivoque : il s’agissait de faire table rase des bâtiments présents sur le site. Cette condition engendre la reconfiguration complète du site et, vu son échelle, la modification de la morphologie urbaine du quartier. Continue reading LAN . MDW
To reassert the founding principles of the Maillon’s artistic identity and to enshrine an experimental approach to research and artistic creation, as well as to showcase its commitment to fostering direct, lively relations between artists and audiences, the plans for the new theatre aim to build more than a mere place: a true artistic machine at the intersection of theatre and the making of theatre. Continue reading LAN
The Nanterre site is located in a very diverse urban area, surrounded by single-family homes, the large majority from the 60s, and certain industrial buildings. The project aims to reconstruct a form of urbanity and to relate the architecture to the city through several forms: a facade instead of a wall, a more fluid transition between the interior and exterior, distribution of volume that links the various scales. Continue reading LAN
The DCB3 building is not just a 40-metters-high office building, but a real catalyst of intentions and uses. It carries the entire set of values of this new city/campus project. It is the center and the signal.
The DCB3 building is thought of as a vertical and horizontal stratification of elements and typologies. The major ensemble of the project is the forum, the theater, the pavilions and the observatory. Each of these sets is programmed and drawn to express a singularity while defining a unit. The ensemble creates a building – never seen, and never built before. Continue reading LAN