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06/11/12

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03-04/12/12
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Lectures "Creating Breathing Spaces" in Shenzhen

On the 3rd and the 4th WBA co-organizes lectures-debates with 4 Belgian architecture offices in Shenzhen:
 
B612 associates / ATOL - Li Mei Tsien (Brussels) & Li An Tsien (Shanghai), "Intensity rather than density"
 
NEY & PARTNERS - Laurent Ney (Brussels), "Infrastructure in an urban context"
 
51N4E- Freek Persyn (Brussels), "Metropolitan metabolisms"
 
AWG architecten - Filip Delanghe (Antwerp), "The context. Working in memory of that which has never actually existed"
 
As warm up for Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism / Architecture in 2013, the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Belgium in Guangzhou, in collaboration with Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism / Architecture Organizer Committee and Shenzhen Center for Design, invite a delegation of experienced Belgian architects to Shenzhen, aiming to promote bilateral exchange in architecture through dialogues and lectures on December 3rd and 4th.
 
Belgium possesses a singular creative know-how with confirmed and emerging talents ready to share Shenzhen's expertise and to develop a sound and sustainable business relation.
 
During their stay in Shenzhen, four Belgian architects and urban planners with varied specialties ranging from integrated mixed-use design, optimal structure solutions, urban regeneration to adaptive reuse of existing site will give a lecture on Creating Breathing Spaces, introducing innovative architectural concepts and practices in the context of urbanism.
 
The lectures are part of the BELGIAN SPIRIT operation, promotion event about Architecture-Design-Fashion organized by Belgium in Hong Kong and Shenzhen (partners: AWEX-Wallonia agency for export, Brussels Invest & Export, Flanders Investment and Trade + Design Vlaanderen, Flanders Fashion institute, Flanders Architecture institute, WBA, Wallonia-Brussels Design and Fashion).
 
 

Invitation in English and Chinese

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