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Vacant City: Brussels' Mont des Arts Reconsidered

edited by Bruno de Meulder, Karina Van herck
Format
Book
Published
Rotterdam : NAi Publishers, c2000.
Language
English
ISBN
905662167X
Contents
  • I. Fragmented Panorama
  • Westbury Tower / Bruno De Meulder 16
  • Telex building / Ronny De Meyer 18
  • Sabena Air Terminus / Maurizio Cohen 21
  • Shell building / Jo Braeken 22
  • Gare Centrale / Eric de Kuyper 25
  • Galerie Ravenstein / Dieter De Clercq 26
  • Palais des Beaux-Arts / Karina Van Herck 29
  • Old England / Virginie Jortay 30
  • Bibliotheque Royale / David Vanderburgh 33
  • Palais de la Dynastie / Koen Van Synghel 34
  • II. In the Shadow of the Palace
  • Metamorphoses of an area between two fires / Bruno De Meulder, Nancy Meijsmans, Karina Van Herck, Ilke Verhoeven 40
  • Modernity versus Identity: Leopold II and Charles Buls / Karina Van Herck, Bruno De Meulder 58
  • A Belgian labyrinth: Victor Horta and the Mont des Arts / Bruno De Meulder, Karina Van Herck 72
  • Carrefour de l'Europe / Bruno De Meulder 84
  • "Invisible" Museum of Modern Art: the peak of modesty? / Johan Lagae 100
  • III. Architectural Archives Disclosed 107
  • IV. State of the Arts
  • Mont des Arts as terrain vague? / Dieter De Clercq 190
  • Counter-arrangement / Tom Avermaete 216
  • City without excitement / Kristiaan Borret 228
  • How public are the temples of culture on the Mont des Arts? / Koen Van Synghel 234
  • Art and culture on the Mont des Arts: a descent and an ascent / Koen Brams, Dirk Pultau 246
  • V. Museum and City: Elements of Reflection
  • Mont des Arts as a ruin in the revanchist city / Erik Swyngedouw 267
  • Mont des Arts: between museum and city / Karina Van Herck, Hilde Heynen 282
  • Mont des Arts, Brussels 2000 and the Fondation Roi Baudouin / Marie-Laure Roggemans 292
  • VI. Laboratory for the City of Tomorrow
  • Mont des Arts: one nation under ground / Max. 1 & Crimson 298
  • De-masking the Mont des Arts / Design + Urbanism 306
  • Sleight of hand, signal or manipulation? / Hilton Judin 314
  • Old knowledge, nothing new / Bart Verschaffel 322
  • Agent provocateur / Atelier Seraji 328
  • Cet obscur objet du desir / Joao Luis Carrilho da Graca 336
  • A proposal for a significant and dynamic cultural collage / Catherine David 344
  • Mont des Arts as theoretical spectacle / Isabelle Graw 352
  • Brussels as it might have been / Riken Yamamoto, Field shop 360
  • Food for thought. Ideas for the Mont des Arts / Paul Vermeulen 368.
Description
378 p. : ill., plans ; c2000.
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