Exhibitions, 06.01.2014

ASCO was exhibited at the International Architecure and Urbanism Biennale in Shenzhen, at the MIT CAU stand. The inaugural ceremony was among others attended by Queen Mathilde of Belgium, who opened the MIT exhibition. The CAU’s exhibit entitled “Infrastructural Objects as Enablers of Cultural Change”, presented a hypothesis in regards to the diffusion of industrial structures into society at large. A selection of recent projects by members of the Center for Advanced Urbanism that relate to the post-manufacturing future of artifacts and legacy infrastructures of industrialization were also presented, among which ORG’s fire station in Asse, ASCO. Alexander D’Hooghe (MIT and ORG) was also part of the discussion panel about the Future of Architecture Education, together with Puay-peng Ho (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Mark Wigley (Columbia GSAPP), Nanne de Ru (The Berlage), and moderated by Ole Bouman.

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