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The Currents

06/02/2016 - 10:11

Historical moment for Antwerp

We are very happy to share this wonderful news! At a joint press conference this morning, the Flemish Region, the City of Antwerp and the citizen groups Ringland, stRaten-generaal and Ademloos announced a cooperation agreement drawn up by the "intendant", Alexander D'Hooghe. All of the parties are committed to working closely together on the covering and redevelopment of the southern part of Antwerp's ring road, in the interest of the quality of life in the city, its inhabitants and all mobility users in the Antwerp region. more

05/31/2016 - 15:50

Opening toast in the Venice Architecture Biennale

ORG opening toast Venice Biennale
Honored to open our installation in Venice with the presence of the Belgian Minister of culture Sven Gatz,Director of the VAI (Flemish Architecture Institute) Christophe Grafe and our esteemed sponsors: BESIX, Vlaanderen - verbeelding werkt, BASF Master Builders Solutions, Fédération Wallonië-Bruxelles / Wallonië-Bruxelles International, Brussels Invest & Export, Flanders State of the Art, COBATIM, MIT School of Architecture + Planning, VK Engineering, FEBE - Federatie van de Belgische Prefab Betonindustrie, SCHÜCO Belgium. more

05/23/2016 - 15:38

Long term urban vision for the Dender waterfronts of Aalst ADOK

ORG SQUARED has been awarded the urban design project for the conceptual integration and redesign of the waterfronts of the city of Aalst. The river Dender runs along Aalst's medieval city, its industrial districts, and some of the city's parks and ecological reserves. As new projects emerge with considerable speed, the city has asked ORG SQUARED to design a unifying framework for an elegant, resilient, and coherent urban waterfront for a stretch of 3 km. more

05/17/2016 - 14:45


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