Lecture by Niklaas Deboutte during Roeselare Maakt Stad / Stad Maakt Roeselare

Lecture by Niklaas Deboutte during Roeselare Maakt Stad / Stad Maakt Roeselare

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On Tuesday 18 June 2024, the City of Roeselare is organising the symposium Roeselare Maakt Stad / City Makes Roeselare.Niklaas Deboutte was asked to give a short lecture on quality control and process in architecture. The lecture follows the format of a Pecha-Kucha lecture.At the end of the evening, the Architecture Prize of the City of Roeselare will also be awarded, for which our project Agrotopia rooftop greenhouse Roeselare has been selected. news article Agrotopia selected for Architecture...

Agrotopia selected for Architecture Prize City of Roeselare

Agrotopia selected for Architecture Prize City of Roeselare

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Driven by the Quality Chamber, the City of Roeselare is awarding the Roeselare Architecture Prize for the first time, distinguishing between small- and large-scale projects. Our project in collaboration with Van Bergen Kolpa Architects is one of the ten selected projects in the Large-Scale Projects category. The selected projects stand a chance of winning both a jury prize and a public prize, for which votes can be cast online.On Sunday 26 May 2024, the City of Roeselare will also organise the...

Normaalschool site wins Prize Most Inspiring City Center Development!

Normaalschool site wins Prize Most Inspiring City Center Development!

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Our project Normaalschool site redevelopment Lier, or also known as Academisch Kwartier, is one of the winners of the Dutch election for the Prize Most Inspiring City Center Development, an initiative of Platform Binnenstadmanagemen.In concrete terms, the project is the winner of the category 'Activity & Building' and thus shares the prize with Arnhem (category 'Own & Unique') and Ede (category 'Sustainable & Digital'). It is remarkable that our project is the only non-Dutch project that was...

Central Police Station Kouter Torhout officially inaugurated

Central Police Station Kouter Torhout officially inaugurated

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Our project Central Police Station Kouter Torhout was officially inaugurated today by mayor Kristof Audenaert and chief of police Kris Depovere. The official inauguration is the culmination of an intense and particularly enjoyable process in which META has been involved as architect since January 2020.With the exception of the district posts, the services of Lokale Politie Kouter will be centralised from seven different buildings to one Central Police Station Kouter Torhout. news article...

META selected for Stadhuis-Pupillen site in Aalst

META selected for Stadhuis-Pupillen site in Aalst

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In the centre of Aalst, Belgium, the Stadhuis-Pupillen site is being developed on behalf of the City of Aalst and AGSA. The project consists of a three clusters of buildings comprising the historic town hall on the Grote Markt square, the Zwarte Zusters monastery, House De Kegel, Hotel Van Langenhove and the former Pupillenschool, adjacent to Utopia.The team consists of CIT RED (project development), CIT Blaton (general construction), META architectuurbureau (architecture), Pascal Fran├žois...

City of Roeselare chooses META for feasibility study Expohallen

City of Roeselare chooses META for feasibility study Expohallen

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The temporary partnership META-Bureau50 was chosen to draw up a feasibility study for a new future for the Expohallen Roeselare, commissioned by Stad Roeselare and supported by Vlaams Bouwmeester.The feasibility study not only includes a spatial survey of the capacity of the existing building, but is combined with a market survey (conducted by Bureau50).Moreover, VK Eningeering will assist the team for technical advice.

Lecture 'Horizon 8300' on competition proposal Casino Knokke-Heist

Lecture 'Horizon 8300' on competition proposal Casino Knokke-Heist

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META and DBLV were selected earlier this year for the architectural competition for the new Casino Knokke-Heist.As a result, META-DBLV was invited to give a lecture, partly about their own work, partly about the non-winning competition proposal.The lecture will take place on Thursday January 11th, 2024 at 19h30 in Cultuurcentrum Scharpoord, Maxim Willemspad 1, Knokke-Heist.Admission is free. Registration via the website of Knokke-Heist is recommended.Those attending the lecture can also...

Lecture at EPFL Lausanne by Niklaas Deboutte

Lecture at EPFL Lausanne by Niklaas Deboutte

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Master students in architecture at EPFL ENAC Superstudio Lausanne (CH) are working on the theme 'Domestic Foodscapes' during the first semester of this academic year.Niklaas Deboutte will give a lecture on behalf of META on Wednesday 18 October 2023 about our project Agrotopia greenhouse rooftop Roeselare (in collaboration with Van Bergen Kolpa Architects) and other projects of META.project page Agrotopia rooftop greenhouse Roeselare