THE URBANIZATION OF THE ‘VLAAMSE RAND’

Press, 07.05.2012

De urbanisatie van de ‘Vlaamse Rand’ Ring-TV, a Belgium-based broadcasting company, recently ran a news report on a lively discussion about the urbanization of the ‘Vlaamse Rand’ – suburbs around Brussels. The ongoing (sub)urbanization around Brussels is a politically intense yet sociologically transformative topic. The presentation is focused around the need to articulate a conscious project that would allow Flemish and Belgian society to take an active role in the formation of this grey zone, rather than to be the victim of it. The conversation was anchored by linking the current thought to historical precedents and likely evolutions of the suburban realm. The full story can be seen here