Towards a new European practice

09.06.2021

Series of round-table discussions organised by Architecture Workroom Brussels on Architecture and Transition and Landing the Green Deal with Dirk Somers, amongst others.

Thursday 10/06/2021 at 13H

The Belgian Pavilion has opened!

22.05.2021

Our scenography ‘Composite Presence’ for the Flemish architecture Institute has opened in Venice. This fictional model landscape simulates the potential to improve weak urban surroundings by an intense interplay between the middle ground of city architects and quality chambers on the one hand and designers on the other hand.

Play for Today: The Performance of Architecture

19.05.2021

Dirk Somers was invited as a guest critic to David Kohn and Bushra Mohamed’s Diploma Unit 19 at Architectural Association School of Architecture.

Conversation piece

24.03.2021

“Dirk Somers of Belgian practice Bovenbouw talks to Louis Mayes about the role of drawing, and the importance of viewing a sketch as a problem for discussion as much as a solution”

Future home for Bovenbouw

24.03.2021

Bovenbouw Architectuur is in the process of creating a new home.

Can we Live Together?

24.03.2021

The British Council and Sto invites Dirk Somers as one of panelists in the online panel event on the topic “Can we Live Together?”

Q&A with Bovenbouw

25.02.2021

Online lecture on Bovenbouw for the University of Sheffield

Lecture for the Oslo Association of Architecture

28.01.2021

Online lecture for the Oslo Association of Architecture

Thinking figuratively

19.11.2020

Thinking figuratively, online lecture organised by Archipel.

Alternative Histories Dublin

12.10.2020

New showing of Alternative Histories at the Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion square, Dublin.

Writers and architects at Bozar

22.09.2020

Flemish authors Charlotte Van den Broeck and Walter van den Broeck discuss their latest books in which architects play a central role. They are joined by a number of architects and architecture experts to reflect on this: Matilde Everaert and Dirk Somers. Bozar, Brussels.

Bovenbouw wins Royale Belge

22.01.2020

Bovenbouw Architectuur, working in collaboration with Caruso St John Architects, have won the competition to convert the former headquarters of AXA into a complex that includes apartments, offices, coworking and conference facilities along with a hotel and fitness centre.

 

Design: Dirk Somers and Wim Boesten in collaboration with Caruso St John Architects

 

Photograph: Séverin Malaud

De Groene Lente

20.01.2020

A Care Home, De Drie Platanen, Ostend wins the public award “De Groene Lente”, category neighborhood park.

 

Biennale Architettura 2020

11.07.2019

The Antwerp-based office Bovenbouw Architectuur has been appointed as curator of the exhibition in the Belgian pavilion at the Biennale Architettura 2020 in Venice.

 

Biennale Architettura 2020

 

Photograph: We Document Art