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Publisher
Cellule architecture de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Machine Opérationnelle

Edition of the catalog Prix de la Maîtrise d’Ouvrage Publique (Prix MOP).
The MOP Prize is an award initiated in 2011 and coordinated by the Cellule Architecture of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation. Its objective is to highlight the role of public sponsors in the context of architectural and landscape projects.
For this 2020 edition, the projects honored are: the rural multiservice house
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Publications
Languages : FR
Pages : 288
Format : 17 x 24 cm


Publisher
Jean-Michel Place

Le véritable enjeu de l’histoire est la contemporanéité.

Professor emeritus at Ensa Nancy and researcher at the Laboratoire d'histoire de l'architecture contemporaine (LHAC), Joseph Abram is celebrating his 70th birthday this year. For the occasion, and under the direction of Ana Bela de Araujo, Émeline Curien, Pierre Maurer and Karine Thilleul, some sixty texts have been collected in a tribute book recently published by Jean-Michel [...]
Publications
Languages : FR
Pages : 168
Format : 23×27 cm


Under the supervision of
Bernard Quirot

Publisher
Building Books

Pesmes - Art de construire et engagement territorial

The book is based on the architecture seminar organised by Avenir Radieux and directed by Bernard Quirot in Pesmes since 2015, where students, architects including Pierre Hebbelinck, critics and invited historians experiment with the project as a tool for knowledge and transformation of the territory, and where exchanges, debates and critical and prospective views are [...]
Publications
Languages : FR-DE
Pages : 496
Format : 17 x 24 cm


Under the supervision of
Thomas Moor - Norbert Nelles - Emeline Curien

Publisher
Cellule architecture

Guides to Modern and Contemporary Architecture, 6

Verviers, Spa, East Belgium, Pays de Herve & Ambl?ve Valley 1868 -2022

This sixth guide to modern and contemporary architecture dedicated to Verviers, Spa, Amblève Valley, Pays de Herve & Amblève Valley encourages to look at architecture differently through a selection of 479 projects located on maps, commented by 115 authors and illustrated by more than one thousand photographs and six hundred plans. These projects are the result of modernity revisited in [...]
Publications
Languages: FR-EN
Pages: 192
Format: 20 x 26 cm


Publisher
PRISME EDITIONS

Past to Future

La Grande Carriere Wincqz

The book documents the reconversion and restoration project of the Great Wincqz Quarry in Soignies, Belgium. A site built in the 19th century for the excavation of the famous Belgian blue stone, today dedicated to an ambitious project: the Stone Pole.
The book approaches the transformation of the site in three essays:
- a photographic essay that explores the interior and exterior spaces and
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Publications
Language: FR
Pages: 141
Format: 19 x 25,5 cm

FIG #7 TECHNOSPHÈR

Dedicated to the notion of technosphere, the seventh issue of fig. reflects on the thirst for domination that human beings have for their natural and social environment and that continues to define this early 21st century. This collective discussion between researchers, architects, artists, filmmakers and activists aims both to situate their disciplinary fields within this global overflow and [...]
Publications
Languages: EN
Format : Soft cover, 368 pages


Under the supervision of
Giovanna Borasi

Publisher
Spector Books

A Section of Now:

Social Norms and Rituals as Sites for Architectural Intervention

Conceived as part of the one-year investigation Catching Up with Life, A Section of Now aims to re-establish a dialogue between architecture and society that would allow for architecture to begin to contend with and address our changed and changing social norms. The publication serves as a meditation on new behaviours, rituals, and values and their spatial implications and seeks to catalyze urban [...]
Publications
Language: FR
Format: 21 x 15 cm


Under the supervision of
Virginie Pigeon

Publisher
Cellule architecture - ICA-WB (Institut Culturel d'Architecture Wallonie-Bruxelles)

Atlas of stories of an inhabited territory: Walcourt

Produced at the initiative of the ICA-WB, this collection of ten thematic maps - which is available in all good bookshops - was produced by the architect and landscape designer Virginie Pigeon in collaboration with inhabitants and the Cultural Centre of Walcourt. It reflects series of relationships to the territory, with their complexity, their reasons and their paradoxes, and proposes [...]
Publications
192 pages

Under the supervision of
Emeline Bailly & Dorothée Marchand

Ville numérique

La qualité urbaine en question

How are connected objects in cities perceived, represented and experienced? Do they influence our relationship with places and other people? Do they call into question our representations of the city and its quality? In Ville numérique (éditions Mardaga), Emeline Bailly and Dorothée Marchant analyse the impacts of the digital city on our understanding of urban quality. [...]
Publications
Pages : 208
Format : 13 x 20 cm

Photography: Maxime Delvaux



Publisher
Sophie Dars, Roxane Le Grelle

Objects of fascination

During the pandemic, 44 people were invited to take part in a ‘serious game’: each participant selected the image of a personal object of fascination, out of which a shape was extracted, redrawn, scaled and sent to a CNC machine to be cut out of a 5 mm thick aluminium sheet and become a low table. Each table is here presented through the original image that generated it, the selected contour, [...]
Publications
Language : French
Pages : 144
Format : 150 * 190 mm


Under the supervision of
Pierre Hebbelinck

Publisher
Fourre-Tout

Anarchitecte

The last architect of the last generation of architects

"There are only two genres, the poem and the pamphlet," said Tristan Tzara, founder of the Dada movement. By this he probably meant that in literature, as in any other artistic endeavour, there are only two possible attitudes: creation or destruction. Louis-Ferdinand Céline set out the same option when he replied to Louis Pauwels in 1961: "What kind of man do you like most? - The [...]
Publications
Language: French and English
Pages: Soft cover, 64 colour pages and 18 unbound A2 posters
Format: 21 x 30 cm



Publisher
Roberto Gargiani and Marson Korbi

ACCATTONE - Grand Dessein du Rationalisme

Grand Dessein du Rationalisme is a hybrid publication that gathers 18 architecture projects from the student collectives of Roberto Gargiani’s Superstudio at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, 2020–2021, and a series of 13 theoretical, practical and historical reflections on (antagonistic) rationalism in architecture.

Publications


Under the supervision of
César Reyes Nájera

Publisher
dpr-barcelona

Cities Connection Project - Shared living spaces

Shared Living Spaces is the theme chosen for the CCP sixth edition, with a fresh format: a connection between three partners: Wallonia-Brussels Federation, Basel and Barcelona. The sharing of spaces and activities, as well as the diversity of programs are the common points of the projects illustrated in this catalogue. In our view what is truly important are the different approaches and [...]
Publications
Pages: 126 pages
Format 19,9 x 1,4 x 27,6 cm
Language: English


Publisher
MER

As a theatre: stedenbouw & V+ As a Theatre

TRANS architectuur / stedenbouw is a Ghent (BE) based practice established in 2011 by Bram Aerts and Carolien Pasmans bringing together a group of talented and highly motivated architects and urban planners. In a short period of time, the office has built up a strong reputation at the forefront of a much-acclaimed generation of Flemish design practices. Bram Aerts and Carolien Pasmans are [...]
Publications
Paperback : 256 pages
Size: 190 x 148 mm French style


Under the supervision of
Alain Richard, Cécile Vandernoot

Publisher
Groupe d’ateliers de recherche / École supérieure des Arts de la Ville de Liège

Georges-Éric Lantair : (im)pertinence

Archidoc #5

The result of more than two years of investigative work, the book by architects Alain Richard and Cécile Vandernoot (with contributions from Aloys Beguin, Réjean Legault, Cédric Libert and Thomas Moor), provides for the first time a critical look at the architectural and theoretical production of Georges-Éric Lantair. The question of process, analyzed in the light of [...]
Publications
Languages: FR/EN
Pages: 205
Format: 170 x 240 mm


Publisher
Pauline Lefebvre, Julie Neuwels, Jean-Philippe Possoz

Thinking-Making. When Architects engage in construction.

Exploring situations, whether contemporary or historical, which challenge the established division between design and construction in architecture.This book investigates the growing prominence of making in architecture through a series of case-studies: design-build pedagogies, material experimentations in the design process, the aestheticization of traces of the construction, the use of reclaimed [...]
Publications
Language: FR
Pages: 256
Format: 19,4 x 27 cm



Under the supervision of
Frédéric Einaudi et Simon Vergès

Publisher
Cosa Mentale

Pensées. Baukunst

The publication "Pensées" is the result of the long work of the Brussels architectural firm BAUKUNST.
The construction of collisions of ideas, assemblies of thoughts, which give rise to new images, silences, certainties, doubts, worlds and which reveal a method of thinking and composing. The drawing of a portrait, that of the Belgian agency BAUKUNST.
The present work is composed of
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Publications
196 colour pages
24 x 32cm, 780 g


Publisher
Accattone

Accattone #7

Accattone #7 deals with open-air domesticity and the diplomatic hospitality of land. It presents intellectual and architectural projects, both contemporary and historical, for alternative modes of living.
Accattone#7 includes a special contribution dedicated to the Luxembourg Pavilion at the 2021 Venice Architecture Biennale. It will be launched in the frame of the Biennale
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Publications
Pages : 240
Format : 20 cm x 26 cm
600 copies
170 photographs in four colors and B/W soft cover with flaps

Photographers : Taysir Batniji, Herman Bertiau, Félix Colardelle, Anne-Sophie Costenoble, Philippe De Gobert, Walker Evans, Laurent Kronental, Anton Roland Laub, Bénédicte Maindiaux, Léonard Misonne, Antony Neuckens, Guy-Joël Olivier, Marc Pierret, Jonathan Torgovnic, Emmanuel Tussore, Cyrille Weiner, Beth Yarnell Edwards Authors: Tomas Barbera Ramallo, Philippe De Clerck, Elodie Degavre, Alexandre Faure, Axel Fisher, David Lo Buglio, Marc Mawet, Andrei Miulescu, Charlotte Pezeril, Damien Simonneau, Eric Van Essche

Curator: Marc Mawet

Contact : Marc Mawet marc.mawet@ulb.ac.be m.mawet@matador.be

Orders: cecile.stas@ulb.be


Publisher
ARP2 Editions / Faculté d’Architecture La Cambre Horta ULB

Espaces des origines – Origines des espaces #7

The Faculty of Architecture of the Université libre de Bruxelles is using the opportunity of its tenth anniversary and the Photography and Architecture Triennial 2021 to publish the book, "Triennale Photographie et Architecture #7 _ Espaces des Origines / Origines des Espaces ". Despite the absence of an exhibition due to the current health situation, this book is not only a [...]
Publications
hardcover | 24 x 28 cm | 496 pages | illustrated (685 full color)

Under the supervision of
Iwan Stauven

Publisher
nai010

Victor Bourgeois (1897-1962)

Modernity, tradition and neutrality

Victor Bourgeois (1897–1962) was the leading pioneer of the international Modern Movement in Belgium. He was invited to design a house for the famous Weissenhofsiedlung in Stuttgart in 1927, and between 1928 and 1930 he played an important role in the CIAM (Congrès Internationaux d’Architecture Moderne), the most influential platform for modern architecture and urban design of the twentieth [...]
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