To mark the beginning of the new TV season, the news channel LN24 welcomed the Brussels architect. In this interview with Joan Condijts, the channel's CO, Francis Metzger talks about some of his projects. He also talks about his work as an architect and teacher and discusses in particular the question of building a new national stadium on the Heysel plateau.
Among other missions, Francis Metzger worked on the Autrique house and on the Central Station, but also in the frame of the works of the contemporaries of Victor Horta, his masters, his peers, his heirs... In the frame of the summer school organised by the faculty of architecture La Cambre Horta of the ULB, the brussels architect delivers a conference, to be followed on line on September 2nd. Info and free registration here.
At Ma2 projects follow one another. Sketches, measurements, submissions, ongoing projects, receptions... Every stage at its own pace, each step at its own time. There are all those files already planned. And then, all those not yet realised, that we still dream of... It’s full of promises one summer.
An article by Cécile Cannesson, architect at Ma2, published in “Bruxelles Patrimoines » whose last issue is devoted to the theme: Air, Heat, Light.
Not only do we re-open, but we hire !
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"According to architect Francis Metzger, the construction site should be completed by the end of 2022. "A look back at the saga and the agenda for the renovation of the legendary hotel. An article by Marc Beaudelot, published in La Capitale on Saturday 9 May.
A competition that rewards the most beautiful projects from public tenders.The nominated projects are: the Saint-Servais church in Schaerbeek (in the Heritage and Architecture category) and the secure doors of the Brussels Palace of Justice (in the Security & Safety category). You can vote too!
Whether it is to renovate, to restore, to rehabilitate, to work on old, or on the contrary, to create according to new programmes, the philosophy that presides at Ma2 lies in the right equation between a place, a programme and a given moment.
In view of the historical value of this cottage which dates from 1937 and the degradation of its environment, brought by its transformation into offices and the construction of annexes built between 1980 and 1991, it was imagined a return to its original function, in this case housing.
A magnificent project which, at its end, should equip Charleroi with a new university pole, our Zénobe Gramme mission has just entered the invitation to tender phase.