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Lucas De Man
Theatre director, playwright, and actor.
This shelter is a response to forced immigration
An eco-friendly modular shelter for displaced immigrants created by design firm DMOA.
Joias is a product line that merges Belgian and Brazilian craftsmanship
This project merges crafts, social engagement, design and human contact.
Providing accommodation for tourists does not have to come at the expense of locals
Using one of Cuba's oldest and rapidly gentrifying neighbourhoods as a lens, architect Iwo Borkowicz explores tourism and social housing.
This Belgian-Zimbabwean concept uses mushrooms as a bridge when crossbreeding chicken and camelids
What do you get when you combine a mushroom, chicken and a camel? We talk to Koen Vanmechelen and Chido Govera about their planetary community chicken project.
Transforming the built environment
Tour & Taxis is Vincent Callebaut Architecture’s plan for a green haven in Brussels.
The Scene of Childhood
Photographer Lionel Jusseret captures the magical ways that autistic children communicate.
Koen Vanmechelen’s Cosmopolitan Chicken lands in South Africa
The Belgian multidisciplinary artist brings his biocultural diversity project to Design Indaba 2017.
The dismantled artworks of Raphaël Vicenzi
Inflexibility in art can be the downfall of the artist.
Conceptual artist Koen Vanmechelen explores the importance of biocultural diversity, identity and community in his Cosmopolitan Chicken Project.
New photobook charts photographer Yasser Booley’s Rainbow Nation
"South Africa at Liberty" documents the work of prolific South African photographer Yasser Booley.
Moving from health care to self-care
Cubigo is leading the transformation of care when it comes to the ageing, one of the most vulnerable communities.
Fetish Ballad unpacks the myths surrounding fetish parties (NSFW)
A photo book by photographer MagLau takes readers behind the scene of Europe’s fetish parties.
The cross pollination of fungi and fowls
A Belgian chicken artist and a Zimbabwean social entrepreneur find ways to work together through chickens and mushrooms.
Origami canoe inspires water-based urban commuting
Onak makes city paddling more accessible with an unsinkable kayak.
Belgian artist creates art out of chickens
The Cosmopolitan Chicken project by Koen Vanmechelen uses the living materials collected during chicken cross-breeding to create art.
Doctors Without Borders trials 3D printing and VR technology to design field hospitals
Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) are trialling the use of virtual reality and 3D printing in the design process of their field hospitals.
E-waste jewellery that looks like marble
An upcycled jewellery collection fashioned from discarded cables and wires.
The classic foosball table gets a contemporary redesign
Brussels-based designer Alain Gilles has designed a contemporary high-end soccer table that takes its cues from the Scandinavian design tradition of simplicity.
High fashion heels with low environmental impact
Designer Kristel Peters' Rethinking High Fashion Shoes project questions the role of the designer in contributing toward a sustainable future.
Jasper Morrison’s first retrospective opens
Superlative, seamless, simple – a new exhibition pays homage to Jasper Morrison’s work from the 1980s to the present day.
A loft conversion in Brussels
SHSH Architecture + Scenography converts a former warehouse in Brussels into a contemporary loft that adapts to its inhabitants.
"Looper" by Eve Deroeck and Mélanie Tourneur
The music of Kinshasa-born Témé Tan inspires this fantastic animated story of a decadent party by night.
Collection of things
Mathieu Lehanneur's first retrospective, Choses, can be seen in Belgium until the end of March 2013.
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