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Robbrecht en Daem architecten – Mies van der Rohe Awards Finalist

31 Jan 2013

City Hall Ghent Nominated for Major European Award
Date built: 2013
Design with Marie-José Van Hee architecten
City Hall Ghent by Robbrecht en Daem Architects
photo : Petra Decouttere
Stadshal Gent : City Hall, Ghent, Belgium
The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the five finalists who will compete for the 2013 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. Stadshal Gent is one of the five nominated buildings. In total, 335 works in 37 European countries were nominated for the award. Placement: Finalist ; Programme: Mixed use.

Robbrecht en Daem – Featured Building

Whitechapel Gallery extension, east London, England, UK
Date built: 2007-09
Design with Witherford Watson Mann
Whitechapel Art Gallery
photo : Richard Bryant/
Whitechapel Gallery extension
Robbrecht en Daem win RIBA Award for this building
The Whitechapel Gallery unveiled its ambitious expansion following a £13.5m capital campaign on 18 Nov 2008, due to open to the public in Apr 2009.

Robbrecht en Daem – Key Projects

Major Buildings / Projects by Robbrecht en Daem, alphabetical:

Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is an art museum in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. It is located at the Museumpark in the district Rotterdam Centrum, close to the Kunsthal and the Natural History Museum. The museum opened in 1849. source: Wikipedia

Bruges Concert Hall, Belgium

Hauser & Wurth gallery, Switzerland

Katoean Natie, Antwerp, Belgium

Pair of towers – Lincoln & Boston, Lincolnshire, England
Date built: 2007

Robbrecht en Daem Buildings

Architectural projects by Robbrecht en Daem architecten, chronological:

Initiatief 86, Sint-Pietersabdij, Ghent
Date built: 1986

Kunstzicht, Ghent, Belgium
Date built: 1987
Mataha-expedition team – Ghent University Kunst-Zicht
“Specially for the Mataha-expedition, Ghent University established a partnership with the NRIAG to corporate the geophysic scanning at Hawara. Ghent University has bundled a wide range of international partnerships, in which the cooperation with the NRIAG is framed.”

BACOB Bank Building, Kerksken, East Flanders
Date built: 1988

Meert-Rihoux Gallery and penthouse, Brussels, Belgium
Date built: 1991

Hufkens Gallery and apartment, Brussels
Design with Marie-José Van Hee
Date built: 1991
Xavier Hufkens is one of Europe’s leading galleries for contemporary art. Located in Brussels, the gallery maintains a diverse exhibition programme with solo exhibitions of the gallery artists as well as group exhibitions and special projects. The gallery deals in a distinctive combination of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, video and installation-based work.

Documenta IX, Kassel, northern Hesse, Germany

Katoen Natie, first phase, Antwerp, Belgium
Dates built: 1992-97

The Canal Houses, Ghent, Belgium

Leopold De Waelplaats, Antwerp
Design with Marie-José Van Hee
Dates built:1997-2001

Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Dates built: 1997-2003

Renovation store Ann Demeulemeester, Antwerp
Date built: 2000

Sammlung Hauser und Wirth, Lokremise Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
Date built: 2000

Gallery Hauser und Wirth, Zürich, Switzerland
Date built: 2000

City archives Sint-Felix Pakhuis, Antwerp

Dovecote Dorst for Forestry Commission

Memorial monument V-bomb, Antwerp

Competition Design Library, Amsterdam

Design The Drawing Center, Memorial Site Ground Zero, New York City, NY, USA

Renovation and alteration of the Flemish Opera, Antwerp, phase 1

Design alteration Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England, UK

HiViews project Lincoln, Boston, Lincolnshire, England, UK

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Location: Ghent, Belgium, western Europe

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Contemporary Architecture in Belgium – architectural selection below:

University HOGENT Ghent Campus Schoonmeersen Buildings
Design: SADAR + VUGA d.o.o. with LENS°ASS Architecten
Campus Schoonmeersen, University HOGENT Ghent
photo : German Luis Bourgeat
University HOGENT Ghent Campus Schoonmeersen Buildings

Rain Amplifier, Sint-Arnolduspark
Architects: Matthijs la Roi Architects
Rain Amplifier Belgium
photo : naaro
Rain Amplifier Folly

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