Koen Van Synghel

Archis 2001 #4

The teaching of architecture in Flanders

Posted on April 1, 2001 — by

By the mid-18th century medieval guilds like St Luke’s guild for architects had lost their power. The vacuum left behind was filled up in 1751 with the establishment of the first ‘academy of architecture’ in the Austrian Netherlands, in Ghent. Like all the academies in Belgium, it was to become a protagonist of classicism. At […]

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