Remote Practice: Internationale Deutsche Schule Brüssel October 2021. MNA’s application has been accepted for the competition for the new German School of Brussels in Wezembeek-Oppem. The competition is organised by the Land of Bavaria (GE) in collaboration with the Vlaams Bouwmeester team. Project in “remote practice” between MNA (Brussels) and our partners Wulf Architekten (Berlin, Basel) and Planstatt Senner (Stuttgart).
Human Rights House: start of the works. September 2021. Start of the works on the human rights house! Demolition begins. In collaboration with Corbisier Architectes. More info here.
Lecture de Ferrari / Plan Común March 2021. Lecture by our friends from the architecture office Plan Común (Paris, Santiago) within the framework of the So Close Far Away studio within the KU Leuven. Link to the event.
Quaderni di Architettura e Design 3I2020 South
Right on track March 2021. Manger Nielsen Architects has been appointed to carry out the interior refurbishment of office space for the SNCB, the National Railway Company of Belgium, at its site on the Brussels inner ring road. The MNA proposal is centred around reusing furniture from the company’s various reserves.
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs January 2021. Manger Nielsen Architects are seeking an architect with around 8 years’ experience (FR and/or NL) to develop public and private projects in Brussels. Essential, are a high level of autonomy, good knowledge of the different project phases, including site monitoring and good technical and regulatory knowledge. Computer programmes: Autocad, Adobe, Office, Sketchup. We […]
Human Rights House October 2020. The French Human Rights League (la Ligue des Droits Humains), Liga voor Mensen Rechten and the International Federation for Human Rights have tasked Manger Nielsen Architects, in association with Corbisier Architectes, to design the new Human Rights House. The project involves bringing the three organisations for the defence of fundamental human rights together […]
Renovation of an apartment building, first apartment delivered June 2020. We have just completed the conversion of a ground floor commercial space into a two-bedroom apartment. This involved rearranging the spaces and a complete interior refit with custom furniture. The ground floor was also extended by a terrace and a pleasure garden. Just waiting for summer!
Archi Urbain #2 May 2020. Broadcast of the second episode devoted to Manger Nielsen Architects by M. Emma (Archi Urbain) on BX1. Presentation of the Télémaque project, the redevelopment of a former library and the renovation of an apartment building in Forest.
Archi Urbain #1 May 2020. Broadcast of the first episode of four devoted to Manger Nielsen Architects. Long interview with Ingrid Manger and Johan Nielsen on the work of the firm and overview of the rue de la Poste project in Schaerbeek.
Housing Delaunoy March 2020. Competition proposal for SLRB. 18 housing complex and a collective space in Molebeek. In collaboration with Atelier De Visscher & Vincentelli.
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Caviar Archi February 2020. The interview with Johan Nielsen carried out by Mister Emma at the Mies Van Der Rohe pavilion in Barcelona is online.
New website February 2020. Manger Nielsen Architects launch a new website.
Gray – work in progress February 2020. The overall layout of the future kindergarden is now visible.
Lemaire/Brussels – work in progress November 2019. The main work progresses – the building starts taking shape within the neighbourhood.
Cinéma Marignan, Brussels – rénovation works started October 2019. Start of the renovation work on the facade of the former Marignan cinema.
[hʊɡə] [hʊɡə] ! MNA presented its latest works during a Hygge* Aften** at the office. We thanks our partners and friends for being present at this event!
Renard – permit obtained for social housing in Brussels June 2019. Permit obtained for the apartments project in the district of Marolles.
Reconversion of the BinHome spaces, Bruxelles/ Flagey May 2019. Manger Nielsen Architects was selected for a competition aiming at transforming BinHôme’s headquarters into a community housing for the elderly, a neighbourhood infrastructure for children and the development of an indoor semi-public green space island in Ixelles.
Nice frame – extension of an appartement building May 2019. Structure of the new volume on the top of the apartment building in Forest is ongoing. The opening is still impressive.
Breaking ground – kindergarden in Brussels March 2019. The construction of our project of the kindergarden in Ixelles has started.
Marignan – work in progress February 2019. Rue Scailquin. The news volume comes out of the ground
Breaking ground – social residence in Brussels January 2019. The construction of our project of Social Residence for Ederly People in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean has just started!
New design for a bank office November 2018. Manger Nielsen Architects was invited to design a new office (1000m2) for a bank in Brussels.
Shortlisted – competition Kindergarden in Brussels June 2018. Manger Nielsen Architects was selected for the design competition for a new kindergarden on the site of the national Francophone eRTBF.
House extension in Brussels delivered February 2018. We just delivered the extension of a house in Berchem-Saint-Agathe, north of Brussels. Cladding in white painted steel, window frames in white painted aluminium, extensive terrace in re-used wood oriented south. A simple place for the good life.
MANGER NIELSEN ARCHITECTS Talk @ CIVA (Brussels) MANGER NIELSEN ARCHITECTS was invited to take part to the panel discussion « Contrats de quartier: Une expérience bruxelloise (vs internationale) » together with Hubert Lionnez (Karbon’ architecture) and Arthur Hardy (Bureau Bas Smets). It will take place on 1.2.2018 within the framework of the opening of the « Operational Aesthetics » exhibition at the Centre International pour la […]
MNA – Research & Teaching The production of the Johan Nielsen’s studio for the academical year 2016-2017 (International Master, KU Leuven) is online. This is a Deep Design research on the city of Hemiksem, south of Antwerp. Check it here. Picture: Tomas Ooms.
Competition for a sports hall in Brussels/Evere December 2017. Manger Nielsen Architects was selected to participate in a competition for a sports hall in Evere.
Helmet/Brussels social housing – final works November 2017. The project for social apartments for the municipality of Schaerbeek entered its final phase. The apartments being situated above the access of the judo hall, the organisation of the works have to take into account the hall, the collective garden and the judo hall, extensively used by a young public.
Shortlisted for competition in Bruxelles January 2017. Manger Nielsen Architects was selected by the SLRB and the municipality of Ixelles for a design competition aiming at developing a project for two municipal departments and 18 apartments on the chaussée de Waterloo close to La Bascule in Ixelles.
Hedendaags Schaarbeek – Schaerbeek Contemporaine The city of Schaerbeek has edited a series of postcards representing some contemporary buildings built in the municipality. The passive housing POSTE200 designed and completed by MNA has been chosen to appear on one of the postcards.
Office Refurbishment delivered September 2016. The refurbishment of an office space in Watermael Boistfort is completed.
Competition won for Gray – Garage June 2016. Manger Nielsen Architects win the competition for the building of a nursery, two workshops and a collective housing building for the municipality of Ixelles in the framework of the of the contrat de quartier Maelbeek. With Atelier De Visscher & Vincentelli.
Helmet – Brussels, sport hall: steel structure assembled April 2016. The primary steel structure for the judo hall is completed, the perforated steel covering begins this morning.
Cinema Marignan Competition won Mars 2016. Manger Nielsen Architects remporte le concours pour la construction du centre culturel «Maison des cultures et de la cohésion sociale», incluant le cinéma Marignan, de la municipalité de Saint-Josse.
Kindergarten project in Grace-Hollogne published February 2016. Our competition project for a kindergarten (36 children) is published in A+ 258.
Competition for Gray Garage January 2016. Manger Nielsen Architects was selected for a design competition for the building of a nursery (32 children), two workshops and a collective housing building for the municipality of Ixelles. With Atelier De Visscher & Vincentelli.
Extension and renovation of the Cultural Center of Walcourt November 2015. Manger Nielsen Architects participates in the competition for the cultural center of Walcourt, organized by the City of Walcourt in collaboration with the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.
MNA shortlisted for the Cinema Marignan Competition October 2015. Manger Nielsen Architects was selected for a design competition for the building of the Cultural Center « Maison des cultures et de la solidarité » including the Cinema Marignan of the Saint-Josse Municipality.
Open or close an urban blog ? The project for youth center and housing in Molenbeek – developed with ADVV- is published in the beautiful book « bMa – man of thoughts ». The exhibition is held in BNP Paribas Fortis headquarter and runs until 25/9.
Helmet – start of the works May 2015. The demolition works for judo hall and low-energy social apartments in Helmet district in Schaerbeek have just started.
ECAM site competition: public facilities and collective spaces March 2015. Manger Nielsen Architects, together with CONIX RDM Architects and BUUR was awarded second prize-winner of the ECAM site masterplan competition. This urban design + architecture competition aimed at developing innovative proposals for the former ECAM school campus in Saint-Gilles improving public and collective spaces and implementing a school, nursery and sport facilities in one of the […]
MNA published in Be Passive The social housing POSTE200 has been chosen to appear in the first issue of BEPASSIVE.
Evere – Competition won July 2014. MNA won the competition for the construction of 22 housing – apartments and houses – and the restoration of a former public building dedicated to the Brussels cemetery nearby in Evere. Detailed presentation of the project coming soon. In collaboration with l’Atelier de Visscher & Vincentelli.
MNA @ ADU_2020 MNA will intervene at the ADU_2020 conference « Creative Adjacencies », June 3rd – 6th, Ghent, Belgium. As a structural project, the aim of ADU_2020 is to discuss and design structural mechanisms to promote the modernization, reformation and harmonization of the higher education systems, aiming specifically to the expanded field of architecture, design and urbanism. More info here.
MNA shortlisted for the Abbaye de l’Aulne competition The brief of the competition is to re-imagine the deployment and the accesses of the beautiful historical site in Thuin, Belgium. This project is developed with Architectures Parallèles and VWG Architectes.
Ongoing competition – Urban study in Schaerbeek MNA took part in a new competition in Schaerbeek. The objective was to study the refurbishment of more than 250 social housing and to design a new building of a dozen apartments. MNA worked in association with Conix-RDBM Architects