Capping of the Ring

Capping of the Ring

Architect
ORG Permanent Modernity
Location
Antwerpen, Belgium | View Map
Project Year
2025
Category
Urban Green Spaces

Cities

Highways

Capping of the Ring

ORG Permanent Modernity as Architects

This project engages an analysis of risks and obstacles, as well as a plan for clearing these obstacles with a city-wide public participation process committing thousands of citizens and companies towards the reshaping of the highway ring around Antwerp. The project reached a milestone with the definition of masterplan and compass for the transformation and capping of the ring after over a decade of contention and disagreement. Today, more than five design consortia are elaborating the capping design over the Ring, curated by our office. The project completes with a detailed investment prospectus for project worth 1.25 billion Euros of guaranteed public commitments.

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