Old Buildings, New Ideas: The Incremental Reuse of D'Ieteren Car Repair Plant, 2022


The following essay by Dieter Leyssen and Eva de Bruyn was originally published on Hybrid Factory Hybrid City, edited by Nina Rappaport and published by Vertical Urban Factory in December 2022.

Contributors to the book include editor and essayist Nina Rappaport, Bram Aerts (TRANS architectuur | stedenbouw), Frank Barkow (Barkow Leibinger Architects), Cristina Bianchetti (Politecnico di Torino), Giovanna Fossa (Politecnico di Milano), Nicholas Gilliland (Tollila + Gilliland Atelier), Dieter Leyssen and Eva de Bruyn (51N4E), Nicola Russi (Politecnico di Torino and Laboratorio Permanente), Matteo Robiglio (Politecnico di Torino and TRA), Maria Paola Repellino (Politecnico di Torino), Markus Schâefer (Hosoya Schâefer Architects), Giulia Setti (Politecnico di Milano), Ward Verbakel (plusoffice architects), Ianira Vassallo (Politecnico di Torino), and Juan Lucas Young (Sauerbruch Hutton). The book was supported by USM Modular Furniture, Fondation USM and designed by Sarah Gephart of MGMT.Design. The book is supported with a grant from USM Modular Furniture, Fondation USM. It was designed by Sarah Gephart of MGMT. Design and distributed by Actar.

Order the publication here. Read more about the project D'Ieteren here.