Montigny live-work units Antwerp in La Biennale Architettura 2021

Montigny live-work units Antwerp in La Biennale Architettura 2021

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Our project Montigny live-work units Antwerp is featured as one of the 50 projects in the exhibition ‘Composite Presence’ in the Biennale Architettura 2021 in Venice. The exhibition shows a model landscape representing the friction between city and architecture in Flanders. The scenography shows an urban landscape on a scale of 1/15. Exhibition 'Composite Presence'. Curated by Bovenbouw Architectuur. Produced by Flanders Architecture Institute / Vlaams Architectuurinstituut. Visit the...

Niklaas Deboutte gives an introduction to the work of Goffart Polomé Architectes during the Across lectures

Niklaas Deboutte gives an introduction to the work of Goffart Polomé Architectes during the Across lectures

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In the Across Lecture series, the Belgian architecture magazine A+ gives the floor to young architectural firms. While one conference focuses on a young Dutch-speaking architectural firm, with an introduction by a French-speaking architect, the next conference focuses on a young French-speaking architectural firm, presented by a Dutch-speaking architect. On Tuesday 27 April 2020 at 8:00pm, Goffart Polomé Architects, with whom we are collaborating on the SWCS Charleroi Offices project, will take...

Koning Noord apartments completed

Koning Noord apartments completed

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In the Slachthuis district in Antwerp, META has completed the Koning Noord apartment building: a project with 26 houses, a crèche and a workspace.Koning Noord consists of 2 buildings: a volume on the street side that completes the facade row of the Twee Netenstraat and – lying deep on the plot – a second volume that also connects to the adjacent buildings.Commissioned by ISTATE, META designed 2 volumes in raw concrete, connected them with a plinth around an inner garden and finished the...

META wins the competition to design a new social services centre for Antwerp: Dienstencentrum 2060 Centraal Antwerpen

META wins the competition to design a new social services centre for Antwerp: Dienstencentrum 2060 Centraal Antwerpen

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Antwerp’s Public Centre for Social Welfare (OCMW) plans to centralise it’s various service centres in Antwerp within a single building, the ‘Dienstencentrum 2060 Centraal Antwerpen’. To achieve this, they launched a design competition via AG Vespa’s competition pool for architectural assignments. Three architectural firms from the competition pool were invited to participate.The competition jury selected META’s proposal, alongside Filip Dujardin (art integration), Erik Dhont...

META remains accessible during Covid-19 crisis

META remains accessible during Covid-19 crisis

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The guidelines and recommendations relating to the Covid-19 (Corona) virus give all META employees the opportunity to work from home in order to prevent the spread of the virus.In order to serve our customers, all employees remain available.E-mails are read, followed up and answered from home.The fixed telephone numbers of the project leaders are automatically redirected to their mobile numbers. In this way, we hope to serve our customers and construction partners as well as possible, despite...

META is appointed as architect for Centraal Politiegebouw Kouter Torhout

META is appointed as architect for Centraal Politiegebouw Kouter Torhout

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For the architectural assignment of the new police headquarters Centraal Politiegebouw Kouter in Torhout (Belgium), the police district chooses a collaboration with META-AIKO (temporary association), from a list of 18 candidates.In the coming months, a participatory design trajectory will be set up between the design team and the Local Police Kouter in order to create together an ambitious, contemporary and qualitative workplace for approximately 110 police staff. The existing buildings on the...

META is, as member of the CAMP-BRUG team, selected for Stationscampus Howest Brugge

META is, as member of the CAMP-BRUG team, selected for Stationscampus Howest Brugge

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The partnership CAMP-BRUG is one of the four selected teams for the design and build procedure for the redevelopment of the former RTT site in Bruges. The new campus includes the renovation of some of the existing buildings, as well as newly-built constructions. The CAMP-BRUG team consists of META architectuurbureau and Stéphane Beel Architect (architecture), A-RES (project coordination), VK Engineering (structural, MEP, acoustical, sustainability and energy engineering) and Denys (general...

Foundation stone laid for Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre

Foundation stone laid for Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre

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Today, the first stone was laid for the project Beursplein & Congresgebouw commissioned by the city of Bruges. Eduardo Souto de Moura and META architectuurbureau design the urban renewal project.The team of architects – Eduardo Souto de Moura and META – have designed the exhibition hall as a covered and lockable square where all kinds of events – such as trade fairs and concerts – can take place. But at the same time, when no activities are planned, the building can be transformed into a...