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01/21/2016 - 14:42

ORG² is intendant voor de overkapping van de Antwerpse Ring – ORG² is curator for covering the Antwerp Ring road

(English Below) De Antwerpse ring overkappen: het is een historische opportuniteit. Alexander D’Hooghe en het ORG²-team gaan in januari 2016 van start als intendant voor het project, ondersteund door Common Ground, Arup en Deltares. Marcel Smets, Henk Ovink, Louis Prompers en Maarten Van Acker vervolledigen het team. We zullen in twee jaar tijd samen met verschillende organisaties en burgers een traject doorlopen om te komen tot concrete en realiseerbare overkappingen voor de Antwerpse ring. more

11/17/2015 - 12:44

Construction Site Photos

From top to bottom: > The old police office of Brakel has been torn down, all police officers and other staff have moved into their brand new building. (BRAK) > Detail of the "Mega Brick" Facade in Brakel. (BRAK) more

11/17/2015 - 12:19

New Project: Greenhouses on the roofs of FOODMET!

ORG is collaborating with Certhon Greenhouse Solutions, on the urban farm for the roofs of 'FoodMet', Abattoir SA's covered market in Anderlecht that opened its doors last spring (More on this project under 'SOMA', or click here). Now Abattoir has signed a contract with BIG (Building Integrated Greenhouse) for the managing and operating of an urban farm of 4000m² with 2000m² of greenhouses for aquaponics. more

09/15/2015 - 05:28

LECTURE In the Shadow of the Megacity

On Saturday 26th of September, Alexander D'Hooghe will give a lecture on Infrastructure and Urbanism at the Symposium "In the Shadow of the Megacity", organized by Tülay Atak and Teddy Kofman of Cooper Union. Other speakers will be Stan Allen, Susannah Drake, Kenneth Frampton, Dietmar Offenhube and Nader Tehrani. The event will be concluded with a discussion and takes place at Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Sq, NY from 3pm to 7pm. Welcome! more

08/17/2015 - 04:35


Lot's of wooden planks for TUBE's cast in place concrete walls. More info on the project --> here. more