Placemaking Events

A Happy Place: Dardaar

Permanent Interventions (2022)

Within the framework of A Happy Place activity and the transformation of both sites - the Pieremans playground and the alleys of the Cité Hellemans - Alive Architecture in collaboration with BR

Posted on 22/07/13

A Happy Place: Dardaar

Temporary Interventions (2022)

Within the framework of A Happy Place activity and the transformation of the alleys of the Cité Hellemans, Alive Architecture in collaboration with BRAVVO organized nine workshops between April

Posted on 22/07/13

A Re-Place

Tadaaam! We are almost done • A Re-Place is like a new place!

In the last steps of the workshop, the participants did their best to fine-tune their design solutions, they made some final touches and prepared everything for the presentation and demonstration. Sin

Posted on 22/04/26

A Re-Place

Reuse and recycle • Learning by doing!

Now, after all the thinking process, things just need to be done!   Students have tackled the tasks and started moulding the materials. Through such hands-on work, we were all engaged in ac

Posted on 22/04/25

A Re-Place

Rethinking the design • Planning phase

There are plenty of materials on the site to be reused. But how? Students and mentors, guest and visitors have put their heads together and shared their creative thoughts, pondering the diverse ideas

Posted on 22/04/24

A Re-Place

Yay! • Finally, we go ahead with the work on-site!

After sharing our knowledge and experiences in the lecture rooms, tackling the reuse concepts, by also broadening our horizons in sustainable design, now finally (!) we’ve got to the site. Hands

Posted on 22/04/23

A Re-Place

Guest lecture: 'Social matter' by Antoine Aubinais

The second in the series of guest lectures of A Re-Place workshop was held by Antoine Aubinais, an architect and co-founder of Bellastock. In the lecture, we got acquainted with some of the first Bell

Posted on 22/03/26

A Re-Place

Guest lecture: 'Crop' by Pedro Jervell

  The first in the series of guest lectures of A Re-Place workshop was a lecture session titled “Crop” held by Pedro Jervell. We dug into the topic of reuse and search of the avail

Posted on 22/03/24

A Seedling Place

ASeedlingPlace* Digital Repository

Urban Gorillas have launched, a Digital Planting Repository called ASeedlingPlace*! ASeedlingPlace* inspires to create a digital community of urban visionaries that aim to positively transform thei

Posted on 21/12/03

A Seedling Place

ASeedlingPlace* Initiative in Venice Biennale

The SeedlingPlace* collaborative activity connects the A-Place partnership to the  Urban Gorillas installation in the Cyprus Pavilion - la Biennale di Venezia 2021 . Partners from four

Posted on 21/12/03

A Happy Place: Dardaar

Partial inauguration (2021)

On Wednesday 29.9.2021 an inauguration of the Phase 1 of the project took place on the Pieremans Playground. Under the lead of Chloé Saelens the team finished the first part of the painting on

Posted on 21/09/29

A Happy Place: Dardaar

4 Co-Design workshops (2021)

Within the framework of A Happy Place activity and the transformation of the Pieremans playground, Alive Architecture in collaboration with BRAVVO organized four workshops throughout April 2021 to co-

Posted on 21/05/06