Rotor and RotorDC @ Leonidas
Since early 2017, Rotor asbl-vzw and RotorDC are based in Anderlecht, in a former chocolate-factory owned by Citydev (a large Brussels public building owner). Since then, we have developed our activities and managed this site under a tenancy-at-will agreement. This is the story of our relationship with this place.
On the one hand, we have a collapsing ecosystem, on the other the breakdown of the global economy, and in the middle a crisis in the collective sense of reality. (...) How does one act on the prospect of looming chaos? As part of the lecture series 'Arguments' hosted by Andres Jaque at Columbia GSAPP (June 2018, New York).
In this lecture, Maarten Gielen presents what were Rotor's current preoccupations in 2016. As presented at the Architecture Association, 24 October 2016, London
Faire circuler les éléments de construction
Cette conférence prenait place dans le cadre de la publication du livre Déconstruction et réemploi
Rotor and reuse
Reuse is a central thematic in Rotor’s work. To such an extent that one can be tempted to reduce Rotor to this topic alone. But how are we exactly engaged in this topic? A few elements of explanation.