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Masterplan for the City of Aalst, Belgium


Masterplan for the City of Aalst, Belgium


The City of Aalst requested a masterplan for its Aelbrechtlaan area. ORG proposed a strategy of fragments. Like Piranesi’s plan for Rome, the project integrates existing fragments from previous developments into a larger masterplan, itself composed of always different elements. In this way, many small independent steps contribute to defining a very large area, while at each stage achieving a balanced urban condition.
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