Towards a new European practice
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
- Website: The Great Transformation /
The Belgian Pavilion has opened!
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
Dirk Somers was invited as a guest critic to David Kohn and Bushra Mohamed’s Diploma Unit 19 at Architectural Association School of Architecture.
- Website: aaschool.ac.uk /
“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”
- Website: architecturetoday.co.uk /
Future home for Bovenbouw
Bovenbouw Architectuur is in the process of creating a new home.
Can we Live Together?
The British Council and Sto invites Dirk Somers as one of panelists in the online panel event on the topic “Can we Live Together?”
- Website: sto.com /
Q&A with Bovenbouw
Online lecture on Bovenbouw for the University of Sheffield
Lecture for the Oslo Association of Architecture
Online lecture for the Oslo Association of Architecture
Thinking figuratively, online lecture organised by Archipel.
- Website: archipelvzw.be /
Alternative Histories Dublin
- Website: drawingmatter.org /
Writers and architects at Bozar
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.
- Website: bozar.be /
Bovenbouw wins Royale Belge
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
- Website: bma.brussels /
Biennale Architettura 2020
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.
Photograph: We Document Art