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

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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

04/06/2016 - 08:43

Photo update on Brakel's Police Station

More info on this project on the project page --> click here more

01/27/2016 - 13:29


The partners of ORG are excited to announce they have decided to merge with SMETS Consultants in Urbanism, the former consultancy firm of Professor Marcel Smets and form a new unit, called ORG SQUARED. ORG SQUARED is a collaboration between Alexander D’Hooghe, Marcel Smets, and a strong team of urbanists, dedicated to inception and implementation of urban projects. more