From agricultur structure to festival venue

Unbolting a greenhouse

Last weekend we unbolted a 600m2 greenhouse in Normandy, bought from a recently retired farmer. A team from Rotor and Rotor DC manually dismantled 36 vaulted arcs. "Why" you ask? Well, we'll give...

Rotor DC is hiring

To further develop its activities, Rotor DC is hiring an office manager (part time between 0,6 and 0,8 FTE). Responsibilities include the HR management as well as the administration of the cooperative...

Two new design projects nearing completion

A curious transport of MDF

On the one hand we have the “Mu.ZEE” in Ostend. A museum in a beautiful modernist building by Gaston Eysselinck, whose permanent scenography out of white MDF steadily covered up more and more of ...

Rotor DC is hiring!

RotorDC is hiring two extra collaborators to help out in our shop 3 days a week. Job description can be found here. Applications should be sent to info@rotordb.org before May 14th.

Rotor and The Royal Theatre of La Monnaie / De Munt

Foxie! A second life for a past theatre set

The Royal Theatre of La Monnaie / De Munt is Belgium’s largest opera house. For some time now, we’ve been in conversation with the institution to figure out how to manage the repurposing of past set d...

Foxie!

Rotor zoekt nederlandstalige stagiair-architect

Rotor is op zoek naar een jonge (M/V/X) stagiair architect met een uitgesproken interesse voor de circulaire economie in de bouw, voornamelijk in het kader van onze adviesopdrachten.

Transitions exhibition online

Transitions. An ongoing operation on change, is an exhibition on and by five Brussels-based designers, among whom Rotor. It was curated by our colleagues of Studio Plastique. The show, ...

Transitions Poster by Studio Plastique

Reuse is common sense, isnt'it?

In the context of the preparation of a mobile exhibition for the Interreg NWE FCRBE project, we have produced this video clip. It gives an insight into the construction industry's waste problem and en...

Maison POC Économie Circulaire opens today

Today the Maison POC Économie Circulaire opens its doors in the former convent of the Poor Clares in Roubaix, temporarily occupied by the non-profit organisation Zerm. From 9/09 to 15/11, the Maison ...

Caserne de Reuilly on TV

The renovation of the Caserne de Reuilly, for which we assisted Paris-Habitat in fostering reuse strategies, is featured on French TV show "Viens chez moi, j'habite dans une caserne". The first part ...

Rotor at the Museum of the City of Ghent (STA.M)

Exhibition Underground reopens

We are very happy to announce that, after more than two months of COVID-19 lockdown, the Underground in the City exhibition in Ghent is reopening to the public. For the coming weeks, visits by ap...

How about joining our Design Assistance-Team ?

Given the development of our Design Assistance projects, we want to enlarge our team in order to be ready when our activities are back to normal... Curious to join? You'll find the job descriptio...

Press release Rotor on occasion of the FABA-FEGC conference in Batibouw, Brussels

Tout démolir pour mieux reconstruire? Vers une TVA réduite... avec des conditions

Résumé: Des voix s’élèvent pour un abaissement général de la TVA sur les travaux de démolition et reconstruction totale afin de rendre le parc immobilier belge plus durable. C'est l'enjeu d'une confér...

Reclaimed window frames being placed at Zinneke/Masui4ever

Looking through the facade

This rear facade of a classical Brussels house is one of the few interventions that needed to be entirely re-build in the EDRF-funded project Zinneke/Masui4ever. Together with Ouest and Zinneke, we de...

Deconstruction works in the Multi Tower continue

Reclaiming blue limestone slabs

In Octobre 2019, deconstruction works started on the facade of the plinth of the Brouckère Tower. Until February 2020, contractors Cordeel and De Meuter will be salvaging around 280 m2 of blue limesto...

Underground exhibition opens today

Today Underground in the City opens to the public, an exhibition guest-curated and designed by Rotor for the Museum of the city of Ghent. Better images are forthcoming, but this gives you a sneak peek...

Looking for a new collaborator !

Given the development of our activities, we are looking for a new colleague to take over the accounting and financial management of Rotor and Rotor DC. Curious to join our team? You'll find the job de...

Extraction of ventilation system from Multi Tower

Second breath for a large ventilation unit

On October 2nd we finalised a reclamation operation of a large ventilation unit (the size of a van) from the Multi tower in the center of Brussels. This is the second operation of its kind that...

Life under a cherry tree

First exhibition in Brussels!

In 2016, the Brussels-Capital Region launched its “Programme Régional en Economie Circulaire”, enthusiastically embracing the concept of a "circular" economy. Like in many other European cities, a not...

An interview of Lionel Devlieger

All the best examples we have of efficient ressource use are from the past

We just got this fresh copy of Thinking. Visions for Architectural Design, edited by Marilyne Andersen and Emmanuel Ray (Zurich: Park Books). Among other stimulating content, it contains an interview ...