The Organization for Permanent Modernity is an office and research group for urban design and architecture.



The city of Beveren is building a new police station and administrative center near the central square. ORG proposes an L-shaped building, that organizes, defines, and makes accessible the new civic square. The segmentation of the facade downscales this huge building to the size of the surroundings. The complete building will be ready in 2020. more


JOLI is a small project for the renovation of a family house in Leuven, Belgium. The client wished to rebuild the back of the house to be more open towards the garden and wanted to have a terrace in the sun. more


This private home in Flanders, currently under construction, is an excellent case on contemporary suburban living and building. It’s unique use of materials makes the house stand out in this village neighborhood context. This unique character is not for excess. more


ORG² + ZUS have won the Open Call for the design study for the strategic site of Europalaan with focus on the station area in Genk. The team's integrated proposal transforms the existing infrastructure and public space and identifies development opportunities that can reinforce the identity of the city centre.

team: ORG² + ZUS


Covering the ring road of Antwerp: this is a historic opportunity. From January 2016, Alexander D’Hooghe and the ORG²-team are taking on the role of curator for this project, supported by Common Ground, Arup and Deltares. The team further consists of Marcel Smets, Henk Ovink, Louis Prompers and Maarten Van Acker. more


MOTU consists of a design for a park, a plaza, and surrounding infrastructures. Buildings are by other designers. The question is to organize the area between the 19th century Royal Park of Tervuren, and the historical village that grew around its edge. more


SOMA is a mixed use market for Abattoir SA-NV that is located in the immigrant neighborhood of Anderlecht, Belgium. The site is part of a large block development, returning the currently open site of the original market building to a defined urban condition or “thick block” system. more


‘De Kaaien’ is an urban design project for the conceptual integration and redesign of the waterfronts of the city of Aalst, Belgium. The river Dender runs along Aalst's medieval city, its industrial districts, and some of the city's parks and ecological reserves. more


The City of Brakel held an open competition for the design of a police station. ORG’s winning proposal places a very bent rectangular plan, at a strategic location. more


The town of Asse announced two competitions, one for the design of a regional fire station, the other for a youth center. ORG’s winning entry proposed to aggregate the programs linearly and between them to create an enclosed civic space, a ‘public room’. This is a new template for a suburban development spine, which will continue to grow. more