Team around Belgian noAarchitecten will design the new to come Kanal - Centre Pompidou

21.03.2018 - Dries Tack

noAarchitecten in association with  EM2N (Zürich) and Sergison Bates Architects (London) will convert the Citroën Yser garage into a new hotspot of contemporary art in the city of Brussels. In addition to the areas dedicated to cultural exhibitions, multipurpose leisure and education spaces are also part of the plans.

©noAarchitecten  - Citroën Yser KANAL Pompidou
©noAarchitecten  - Citroën Yser KANAL Pompidou

noAarchitecten, founded by An Fonteyne, Jitse van den Berg and Philippe Viérin is known for their talent to build bridges between past and present. The winning agency thinks of the city as a continuous process with architecture as a perfect mediator between different periods.

©noAarchitecten  - Citroën Yser KANAL Pompidou

The competition was fierce. Out of 92 participants 7 teams got shortlisted. 

  • 51N4E / CARUSO ST JOHN ARCHITECTS
  • ADVVT / AGWA / 6A
  • DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO / JDS ARCHITECTS
  • LHOAS & LHOAS / ORTNER & ORTNER
  • NOA / EM2N / SERGISON BATES
  • OFFICE / CHRIST & GANTENBEIN
  • OMA 
 
The renewed site should open 2022. More information on http://kanal.brussels/
All pictures ©noAarchitecten and KANAL Pompidou

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