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Architecture of Belgium

16 January 2013

14th Century – Town Hall, Mechelen, Belgium

Built as the Cloth Hall on Grand Market Square, and now part of the Town Hall. The building to the left was eventually completed in a fantastic Flemish Gothic style, as the Palace...

16 January 2013

1871 – St. Joseph’s Orphanage, Schaerbeek, Bruxelles, Belgium

Architect: E. Carpentier Published in The Building News, October 27 1871

16 July 2011

1255 – Choir of Notre Dame de Tournai Cathedral, Belgium

Tournai is considered to be one of the most important cultural sites in Belgium. The mixed Romanesque- and Gothic-style cathedral of Notre Dame de Tournai and the belfry, the oldest in Belgium, have...

16 July 2010

1370 – St. Martin’s Cathedral, Ypres, Belgium

Construction started on the church in 1230, and was finished in 1370. There had previously been a Romanesque church in the area, dating from the 10th or 11th century. It was heavily damaged...

06 June 2009

1883 – Design for Grand Palace of Justice, Brussels

Architect: J. Poelaert Designed by J. Poelaert, and published in The Building News, December 21st. Palais de Justice is the most important Court building in Belgium and is a notable landmark of Brussels....