Thoughts About Our Recent Work

David Van Severen  Kersten Geers  

These projects were designed between 2004 and 2019. Until now, fifteen have been built. Some of them are better known elsewhere than they are in their own neighbourhood. They have double lives – both as the main protagonist of an architectural narrative, and its backdrop. Good architecture has the tendency to fit without posturing, to make the city. In the best case, it survives itself.

Every project establishes its frame of references. It represents a set of intentions, both spatial and ideological. To take a position as an architect and make these choices is inevitable. The tools of architecture are limited, but the solutions to particular design issues are endless, and this is what makes all the difference. We do not rely upon specific design methods. Instead, we believe in the consistency of architectural themes...  [+]

Included Tags: