Sub initiatives overview

ConstructLab - Building the Invisible

‘DISplay’ is a project initiated by Constructlab and Z33 in the summer of 2019. The project aimed to activate the triangular walled garden in the city center, which forms a unique oasis...

2021-05-20 08:59:08
WEGENWERKEN - Mapping as caring for, about and with the slow city

The WegenWerken project was a proposition to explore slow roads as spaces where people would gather around the question of sustainable mobility - both those who live around these roads, as well as ...

2021-05-20 09:08:43
North-South Limburg - A Bicycle Library as part of a Platform On Mobility

Within the context of the complex project North-South Limburg project (Studio NZL, 2019), which focuses on the redesign process of a very busy, polluting but also important regional connection in a...

2021-08-13 12:55:59
Casa delle Agriculture - Agriculture and sustainable development

Luigi Coppola – the author of this case study - is part of the collective Casa delle Agriculture, a community of practice established in 2011 in Castiglione d'Otranto, in the southern Puglia ...

2021-08-13 13:49:57
North-South Limburg in Translation - Correspondences between Neighbourhoods and Large-Scale Spatial Transformations

This case-study presents the first insights of an inquiry through interviews and observations into the aspects of translation between the daily life of neighbourhoods and the demands of a large-sca...

2021-08-13 13:55:06
Acting Things VII - School of Fluid Measures

Learning is less about knowing or memorising what something is than understanding how it continuously changes in relation to something else. At the School of Fluid Measures objects, numbers and val...

2021-08-13 15:20:34
Dwelling with Seasonal Neighbours

During the summer of 2018, a temporal pavilion or House for Seasonal Neighbours was installed in a typical Flemish landscape of fields, scattered houses, retail and infrastructure. An explanation b...

2021-08-13 15:25:45
Kolenspoor - Imagining 'Ecolony': The Role of Imagination in Repoliticising Spatial Change

The project Kolenspoor created collective imaginations amongst multiple actors (government, market, inhabitants and experts, and non-human actors such as trees, animals etc.) about the future of th...

2021-08-13 15:35:28
Relational Design Practices in Belgium - Disarticulating Power Dynamics through Fictional Offices

Hasselt is a city currently actively involved with generating participation with citizens, and collaborating with cultural instances such as Z33, with the local University (Faculty Architecture) an...

2021-08-13 16:00:29
Towards a Public Debate on Flemish Spatial Policy - Translating the Potential Leverage of the Fruit Track for the Region of Haspengouw

The aim of this project was to publicly debate future visions for the recently renewed plan for spatial policy for Flanders (BRV – Beleidsplan Ruimte Vlaanderen). This plan starts from a list...

2021-08-13 16:10:01
Koolmijnlaan - Mapping Radical Interdependencies

In this case study we look back at our involvement in the redesign of Koolmijnlaan road in the Limburg municipality Houthalen-Helchteren. We reflect on how we have worked there with local and supra...

2021-08-13 16:26:44
Circular Centrum-Zuid - Urban Design Exploring 'Collectives' in Circular Economy Transition

This case study revisits five imaginaries for Centrum-Zuid, an industry park in the municipality of Houthalen-Helchteren in Belgium’s northeastern region. Exploring alternative approaches to ...

2021-08-13 16:33:48