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2017-07-30 11:24:54

Doorstop

15 Rue Vanderperren, Jette An improvised doorstop preventing the frontdoor of this apartment building to swing open widely.

2017-06-30 14:04:30

Utility shack

Neerstalsesteenweg 76, 1190 Vorst.

2017-05-10 17:34:02

Brick white squared cover

Augustijnerstraat, Jette, Brussels Contemporary solution to common problem: making sure filth or rain will not enter the cellar through the traditional ventilation grid. Here’s an equally beautiful, more Bric-à-brac style solution: http://westenberg.constantvzw.org/?p=1097

2017-02-17 02:48:04

Putting the L in nouvel

Gare du Nord, 1000 Brussels Renovation of the main hall is in full progress. Temporary signage is pointing travelers the way to the new entrance. An unfortunate translation mistake needed to be corrected on all posters. It became an adventure in individual letter placing and spacing.

2017-02-13 21:40:05

Serious at work

café Lecoq, 1050 Ixelles, Bxl

2017-01-04 09:59:33

New P

WTC, tower 1, Boulevard Albert II / Koning Albert II-laan 30, next to main entrance The World Trade Towers in Brussels were built in the 1970’s. One of the enterprises in the building is BNP Paribas, full name: Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas, or in Dutch: Bank van Parijs en de Nederlanden. The P […]

2017-01-03 15:48:58

Smeared Leopold sign

Corner Sint-Annakerkstraat / Rue de l’église Sainte-Anne + Blvd Leopold II laan, 1081 Koekelberg See also: Patrice Lumumba Laan Boulevard de la Honte/ Schande laan

2017-01-03 15:42:20

Patrice Lumumba laan

Corner Rue Van der Noot straat + Boulevard Leopold II laan, 1080 Molenbeek Leopold II renamed to Boulevard Patrice Lumumba laan. See also: Boulevard de la Honte/ Schande laan Picture by Femke Snelting

2017-01-03 14:50:36

Honte / Schande

Boulevard Leopold II, renamed to Rue de la Honte/Schandestraat (Following is translated from this webpage: https://3z5gorm1zxf7vqm2a0w6.oasis.sandstorm.io/index.html “In the night of Thursday, December 22, names of Brussels streets with colonial connotations were renamed to “Rue de la Honte / Straat van de Schaamte”: Street of Shame. This action aims at breaking with the glorification of the […]

2017-01-03 13:50:06

Integrated street signs

Forêt de Soignes / Zoniënwoud Tumuli dreef, jonctions Kwekerij pad + Kornelius dreef 1560 Hoeilaart