Post-war building materials in housing in brussels ’45-’75

By DOCOMOMO Belgium / November, 5, 2015 / 0 comments

LAUNCH BOOK & WEBSITE | Thursday 10.12.15 at 6pm | CIVA, ampoule Brussels

20151212_postwar building materials_CIVAThe Brussels Institute for the encouragement of scientific research and innovation INNOVIRIS and the research laboratory of Architectural Engineering (æ-lab) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel are happy to invite you to the launch of the thrilingual book and website on: post-war building materials in housing in brussels 1945-1975

The presentation will take place on Thursday December 10 2015, mind in the CIVA, Kluisstraat 55 Rue de l’Ermitage, Ixelles.

Free but registration required, please register here before December 1.

A free copy of the book will be available for the registered participants.


18:00 welcome and introduction by Inge Bertels
18:15 brussels retrofit XL by Jérémy Levin
18:20 presentation of the book and website by Stephanie Van de Voorde
18:40 discussion of post-war building materials and knowledge about them required for successful renovation projects, with:
Bill Addis (BuroHappold, UK),
Wessel de Jonge (Wessel de Jonge architecten, NL),
Lionel Devlieger (Rotor, Bxl),
Barbara Pecheur (Origin, Bxl),
– moderator: Sofie De Caigny (CVAa, Antwerp).
19:45 closing speech by Ine Wouters
20:00 reception

(the presentations and discussion will be in English)

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