Tag: belgium

Sep 1, 2020

This 3D Concrete Printer Just Printed a Two Story House On-Site

© Kamp C & Jasmien Smets

In a world’s first, the 969 sq ft dwelling was printed in one piece with a fixed printer

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Aug 28, 2019

The Tale of the 7 Trolls and the Magical Tower of Belgium

The Tale of the 7 Trolls and the Magical Tower of Belgium

“They were seven good friends both together and alone, by the river in the valley in the forest they had home”

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Sep 25, 2018

Belgian Students Commemorate 100 Years By Restoring Graves of WW1 Soldiers

Belgian Students Commemorate 100 Years By Restoring Graves of WW1 Soldiers

Art students cleaned, repainted and restored 250 graves spread over 5 cemeteries

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Feb 6, 2017

This Guy Built His Dream Bachelor Pad With an Underground Club

This Guy Built His Dream Bachelor Pad With an Underground Club

Architects Govaert and Vanhoutte recently completed this stunning riverside home just outside of Ghent, Belgium

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Sep 5, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Lion’s Mound, Belgium

Picture of the Day: The Lion’s Mound, Belgium

Located in Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium, the Lion’s Mound is a large conical hill with a lion statue at the peak that commemorates the location on the battlefield of Waterloo where a musket ball struck William II of the Netherlands (the Prince of Orange) in the shoulder.

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Aug 20, 2015

This Used to be a Fire Hall and Its Doors are Made from Old Fire Hose

This Used to be a Fire Hall and Its Doors are Made from Old Fire Hose

How cool is this? A former fire hall’s doors in Brussels, Belgium, are made from old fire hose and even the nozzle was incorporated!

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May 26, 2015

Lady Walking Her Dog Dances Her Heart Out to this Beatboxing Street Performer

Lady Walking Her Dog Dances Her Heart Out to this Beatboxing Street Performer

A beatboxing street performer in Brussels gets a nice surprise when an elderly woman walking her dog takes a moment to dance her heart out to his music; drawing a huge crowd of smiling onlookers.

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Dec 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Vaulted Ceilings of St Aubin

Picture of the Day: The Vaulted Ceilings of St Aubin

Photograph by Luc Viatour | http://www.Lucnix.be Seen here are the amazing vaulted ceilings and dome of St Aubin’s Cathedral in Namur, Wallonia, Belgium. St Aubin’s is the only cathedral in Belgium in the Late Baroque style and was built between 1751 and 1767. Inside, all colour is avoided, replaced by architectural enrichments and the…

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Nov 11, 2014

World War I Battlefields, 100 Years Later

World War I Battlefields, 100 Years Later

Fields of Battle—Lands of Peace 14-18 is the work of photojournalist Michael St Maur Sheil. Captured over a period of seven years, Michael’s photography combines a passion for history and landscape and presents a unique reflection on the transformation of the battlefields of the Great War into the landscape of modern Europe. Michael remarks:…

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Oct 16, 2014

Picture of the Day: Walking Amongst Giants

Picture of the Day: Walking Amongst Giants

Photograph by Vincent Brassinne A beautiful Autumn stroll through Sonian Forest, which lies at the south-eastern edge of Brussels, Belgium. The forest measures 4,421-hectares (10,920 acres) and is popular destination for those that enjoy a nice place to be active. Today the forest consists of mostly European beeches and oaks with several trees more…

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