“The House of the Explorer” at deSingel International Arts Campus

In the exhibition “The House of the Explorer”, the Flanders Architecture Institute offers a unique view into the universe of the Antwerp architectural firm. As a visitor, you get under the skin of the architect-explorer who ends up in a wondrous world full of concrete buildings and paper ideas.

 

Campagnebeeld The House of the Explorer_Leysstraat 7-15, Antwerpen, Bovenbouw & Barbara Van Der Wee Architects (Foto Filip Dujardin)

 

Designing from a desire for the most suitable ‘Designing relevant buildings that say the right things about the city.’ This is what Bovenbouw Architectuur stands for. The young Antwerp architectural firm provided a wide range of projects these past few years that aim to serve society. ‘As an architectural firm, we try not to put our needs as designers in first place’, says Somers. ‘We do not work from a desire for innovation, but more from a desire for the specific and the most suitable.’ (more…)