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

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05/17/2016 - 14:45

THE PANELS HAVE ARRIVED

Foodmet Platonic Panels
A set of concrete 'platonic panels' arrived in Venice, in process of setting up ORG's exhibition. more

05/03/2016 - 12:03

Platonic Panels in Venice

ORG was invited by curator Alejandro Aravena to build an installation based on our project for the South Market in Anderlecht for Abattoir, 'Foodmet', on the 15th edition of the International Architecture Exhibition in Venice this year. A full-scale mock-up of the project’s ‘platonic panels’ system, as well as a an abstracted scaled model of the district master plan will be featured as part of the exhibition in the Arsenale. The exhibition will be open to the public from Saturday May 28th to Sunday November 27th 2016. more

05/03/2016 - 11:23

The Atlantes for Brakel

The Atlantes for the Brakel Police Station are thirteen gargantuan statues, measuring nearly 12 ft. (3.6m). They stand effortlessly in the place of each column, giving a stature to the facility akin to the ‘Atlantes’ of Renaissance architectural vocabulary or the ‘Caryatids’ of Ancient Greece. At the police station, the figures express a distinctly androgynous being, both supporting the weight of the facility above and projecting an institutional empathy of the officers to the town public. more

05/03/2016 - 10:30

ORG on WBA website

04/19/2016 - 14:08

ORG projects on Google Earth

Google Earth has been updated and features some of our built projects now! The market building in Anderlecht, Be --> click here for the project page and click here for google maps more

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