Competition proposal got awarded third place

Le serpent du Kanal

Le Serpent du Kanal, our competition proposal with Fait Maison et Construire for the interior design of Kanal’s future bar-brasserie, unfortunately did not win. Our snake got awarded third place. Than...

Open to the public until early 2024

Circular pavilions in Mechelen inaugurated

Combining reclaimed glass partition walls within a scaffolding structure? Why not! On the Kardinaal Mercierplein in Mechelen, two temporary pavilions are now open to the public. The evoke the memory o...

80% reuse in this interior project

Realco cafetaria finished

With motivated clients come great results. Rotor furnished the cafetaria of Realco's production plant (where they make enzyme-based cleaning products). From the ceramic and terrazzo tiles, light fitti...

We are hiring!

We are looking for a European project and public funding coordinator ... Curious? You'll find the job description here. Deadline to apply: 5 June 2023

Reuse of structural concrete elements

Lecture by Célia Küpfer - 4 May

On the 4th of May we have the pleasure to welcome Célia Küpfer for a lecture at Rotor. As part of the Structural Xploration Lab of the EPFL, Célia has been doing exciting research on the reuse of conc...

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Rotor zoekt nederlandstalige stagiair-architect

We werven aan !

In het kader van onze onderzoeks-, advies- en ontwerpactiviteiten zijn we op zoek naar een jonge (M/V/X) stagiair architect met een uitgesproken interesse voor de circulaire economie in de bouw. Take...

Rotor among the beCircular laureates, edition 2022

Developing a new reuse inventory service

In January, Rotor was awarded a subsidy from beCircular - Programme Régional en Economie Circulaire (Bruxelles-Capitale), that will help us develop a new service of reuse inventories. More news d...

Yet another FCRBE delivrable published

Reclamation Audit guide online

You know we love making inventories. In a lot of reclamation projects, it's the very first step towards assessing the reuse potential of the materials in question. And in the recently finished 'Reclam...

Conférence par Rotor au Centre Pompidou disponible en ligne

Innover/Retrouver : quelles ressources pour quelle architecture ?

La conférence, faite par Victor Meesters le 3 Décembre 2022, au Centre Pompidou est disponible en ligne ici. 

Material donnerie at OXY this Friday, 25 November

One of the easiest ways to get your materials reused? Well, to give them away for free of course. Which is what will be happening this Friday, 25 November, at the Centre Monnaie (aka OXY). After the M...

New design project currently in execution phase.

Will we ever get tired of these curved plywood panels?

No, we won't. These are salvaged by Rotor DC from the WTC Towers and will be installed in our latest design project: the bar and bookshop of the Permeke museum in Jabbeke. Reopening planned for the sp...

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Articles about Rotor in Radical Architecture of the Future, Umbaukultur and Usbek & Rica

Rotor in...

Lately articles about, among others, the practice of reuse in Belgium, RotorDC, Opalis and the Zinneke project appeared in some interesting publications.

Installation at the Lisbon Architecture Triennale, Sep 29 - Dec 5

So, how about cork?

Architects and the construction industry are beginning to embrace cork as a natural insulation material. But what does this mean on the ground? Together with AA School Diploma Unit 18, we spend some t...

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Exhibition in Karlsruhe

Mapping the German salvage trade

On Saturday 1st October, the exhibition “Mapping the German salvage business” opened at the Architekturschaufenster gallery, in Karlsruhe.

A FCRBE pilot operation featured in the EU Commission's GPP good practices

Green Public Procurement

As part of the initial phase of the Interreg NWE FCRBE project, we conducted 36 pilot operations. In these, the project partners teamed up with building owners, architects and contractors to raise rec...

Official inauguration of Rotor and Rotor DC's new place.

Grand opening: 17 September, 14h

17 September, from 14h onwards, write it down in your agendas. Grand opening of the Rotor and Rotor DC's new space. You'll come for the guided tours and refreshements, but stay for the magnificent nor...

New pavillion for Rotor DC

Workshop "door palace" finished

After having moved from Anderlecht to Evere, one of the first interventions that was needed on Rotor and Rotor DC's new site was a pavilion to store Rotor DC's ever growing collection of reclaimed doo...

Contribution to the BMA's 2021 annual report

For their 2021 annual report, the BMA (Brussels Bouwmeester·Maître Architecte) asked Rotor to reflect upon the state of the situation in terms of circular construction in the Brussels Region. Our cont...

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Last chance to visit the exhibition 'Fluctuations' by ICA in Liège

For your interest: this week is your last chance to visit the exhibition 'Fluctuations' by Institut Culturel d'Architecture Wallonie-Bruxelles in Liège.

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From 800kg facade slabs to terrace tiles and wall cladding

Reuse of blue limestone in Multi

After 50 years as a façade cladding, some 82 heavy blocks of blue limestone reclaimed from the MULTI tower (Brussels) are now back in the stone workshop. The talented team of Carrière de Maffle is car...