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Gijs Van Vaerenbergh – Reading between the Lines

01.09.2011 to 31.12.2012

The Belgian architects duo Gijs Van Vaerenbergh (BE) built a see-through church for Borgloon. Reading between the Lines is 10 metres high and consists of 100 stacked layers of steel plate in the shape of a church of Loon. The construction weighs a whopping 30 tons. The special way of construction makes the landscape always visible throughout the church, from far away and up-close. The church is therefore present but also absent in the landscape.

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