Tag Archives: brussels

zicht op Brussel

Brussels is the solution

As of the 11th of February, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel’s chair Willy Calewaert is organizing a series of debates on the topic of Brussels. The chair is led by Prof. Eric Corijn, social geographer and professor at the university. The title of the series is called “Brussels is not the problem, Brussels is the solution”. […]

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A platform for Brussels’ youth

Bruxitizen is a yearly event that tries to engage the young inhabitants of Brussels to think and discuss about their needs for the capital. The current edition will take place in St Gillis under the form of an ‘open space’. The concept allows anyone to walk in at any time and join a discussion about issues […]

Kanal Playground needs you

Kanal Playground is a project for temporary urban interventions in and around the canal area of Brussels for the summer of 2014. The project is looking for students, professionals and enthusiasts in the fields of design, visual arts, architecture, urban and landscape planning, engineering and any related discipline to participate. The two key topics for […]

Tok Toc NOG – Toc Tock More!

Tok Toc Nog – (a flemish play on words for Tok Toc More) – is the continuation of the Tok Toc Knock festival. Recently TheHumanCityProject posted about the Toc Tok Knock – Festival 1: Cite Modele, which has already ended. This video resumes not only the interventions in the first part, but gives you insights […]

400km cycling routes for Flanders and Brussels

The ‘Fiets-GEN‘ (Gewestelijk Express Netwerk = Cycling Regional Express Network) project proposes almost 400km of cycling infrastructure for a better connection between Flemish communes and the city of Brussels. The following is a translation of the article published in Brussel Nieuws.  The network will span 15km around the Belgian capital. Some 15 routes have been […]

Building for Brussels

Building for Brussels – or – how to face new social challenges?

In 2010, Brussels Capital Region organised an exhibition Building for Brussels – Architecture and Urban Planning in Europe. We found some videos that were made for the exhibition. In these videos, architects, urban planners and politicians argue how a powerful architectural and urban planning policy can provide answers to the new social challenges of Brussels.The […]

We were there: Eurocities conference on demographic change

on November the 26th, 2012 at the Office of Berlin in Brussels. The event was organised by the Office of Berlin and funded by the European Commission via EUROCITIES, the network of major European cities. It contained presentations of new strategies for Urban Mobility and Design for Public Spaces in London, Vienna and Berlin and […]

4×4 – 4 offices, 4 visions for the North-South trainjunction in Brussels

On December the 6th, Bozar organizes a vernissage to summarize one year of prospective research on the North-South train junction. Four offices (XDGA, Studio 012/Karbon, V+, 51N4E/AUC/BBS)  present their work in form of four tapestries exhibited in the main hall of the event centre. If you want to join this event, register here. For more […]