08 mai 2018
Xaveer De Geyter is the director of XDGA, an internationally oriented Brussels based office practising architecture, urbanism and landscape design on different scales and levels.
XDGA has participated to a large number of international competitions allowing the office to build up an extensive portfolio that shows its critical approach to architecture.
XDGA internationally rewarded projects include, amongst others, the five housing towers in Breda (Mies Van de Rohe nomination), the Îlot Saint Maurice urban plan in Lille (Prix de l’Urbanisme de France), the Kitchen tower in Brussels (BIGMAT AWARD, Grand International Prize 2013 and the Belgian Award for Architecture 2013 in the category public building). In 2016, Xaveer De Geyter was awarded the Flemish biennial Cultural Award for Architecture 2015. Recent realisations include the regeneration of the Warehouse MacDonalds in Paris, the GZA care centre for the elderly in Antwerp, and the waterfront promenade in Vloré (Albania).
Ongoing XDGA projects include the refurbishment of the subway station and public square Place Rogier in Brussels, the new headquarters for the province of Antwerp, a new school building in Ghent, the extension and renovation of the Musée des Beaux Arts of Tournai, and the master plan Paris-Saclay and Montpellier TGV.
More info: www.xdga.be
Illustration : Provincial Headquarters Antwerp, collage XDGA