Triennial Bruges 2018: architects and artists take over the Belgian city in name of a sustainable Liquid City

Triennial Bruges 2018 - John Powers' installation - Photo by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Triennial Bruges.

A 9m high whale made from recycled plastic jumping out of the canals and a Nigerian buoyant school… International artists and architects created floating installations for Triennial Bruges 2018 tuning the the theme Liquid City and reflecting on a pressing question: how flexible, fluid and resilient a city can be at a time when nothing seems certain?

Makoko Floating School

NLÉ studio protoyped and built a sustainable A-shaped watercraft structure for the Makoko floating community in Lagos, Nigeria. The project responds to the critical challenges posed by urbanization and climate change in Africa and foresees possible solutions to a new way for sustainable architecture.