Jan de Vylder present the sources of architectural references for the Ghent-based architecten de vylder vinck taillieu, which he cofounded with Inge Vinck and Jo Taillieu, and reflects on the role of history in their practice.
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The What is/was history for… ? series searches for answers to the question, What role can history play in architecture practice? The CCA invites historians to reflect on the approaches to history of significant historical architects, and contemporary architects to reflect on their own approaches to history. It expands the conversation begun in the exhibition Besides, History: Go Hasegawa, Kersten Geers, David Van Severen.