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Re-Assemblage of the Palace of Justice, Brussels, Belgium


Re-Assemblage of the Palace of Justice, Brussels, Belgium


This project is a competition entry to transform the Palace of Justice in Brussels. A notorious eclectic oversized building from the late 19th century, the palace organizes almost every style of the western world into a self-aggrandizing ziggurat. Our proposal turns the totalizing form into incomplete fragments, and scatters them over its erstwhile platform. This entry literally executes the historical modernist manifesto of the new monumentality as a liberal, pluralist symbol.
Competition Entry, Finalist (honorable mention)

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