...And up to Kortrijk
February 23, 2007 10:20 AM
After the visit to Enschede, the filmcrew arrived in Kortrijk to shoot the necessary film material about the local projects. On the agenda were : visit to the gate building with its various activities ( sport school, circus school, interview with the theatre association, recording of the CD of the L'Orchestre International du Vetex ), shooting at the business centre and the recording of the statement of the Mayor and some explanation about the project of the new library.
WP 2 workshop at Kortrijk
October 5, 2006 1:48 PM
Kortrijk invited the VISP partners to a workshop on WP 2 Integrated urban planning from the 27th until the 29th of September 2006. 20 delegates from abroad and 20 projectpartners from Kortrijk assisted to the thematic workshop.
Spatial structure plan Kortrijk : opening exhibition
May 17, 2006 10:28 AM
The City of Kortrijk prepared a spatial structure plan for the city, in which the vision about spatial development in the long term is explained. It adresses how the city will develop green spaces, housing, the city centre, open spaces.
Study about combination LLL and Library
April 10, 2006 12:45 PM
Some members of the steering group New Library
On the 9th of March 2004, a work group New Library with external experts and key players of the city administration has got the assignment to investigate a desirable concept for the New Library in Kortrijk. This resulted in 2005 in two vision texts about the funtion of the library and decisions on the concept of the library, the decentralised structure and work, the role as provider of educational services, automation, competence management, location and building program.
Exhibition about the Vetex
December 23, 2005 11:20 AM
After a reunion of the people living in the neighbourhood of Vetex, Kortrijk wants to keep the neighbours involved in the planning and development of the Vetex Poortgebouw. Therefore, one can read about the work in progress in the newspaper of the OCMW.
Vetex is now V-tex thanks to VISP
October 5, 2006 2:04 PM
The Gatebuilding of the former Vetex factory, now baptised V-tex, has become a very attractive and multifunctional neighbourhood centre in Kortrijk thanks to the support of VISP.The Gatebuilding is part of the former textile factory that was closed down some fifteen years ago.
White Paper on Urban Policy
July 5, 2006 7:48 AM
The Flemisch Community published in 2003 a white book on urban policy,The century of the city which inspires also cities as Kortrijk in their vision about the development of Kortrijk. It is the result of two years of work, which started with background analyses and discussions between academics, experts and other stakeholders.
Study visit to Idea Stores London
May 11, 2006 1:04 PM
For the study about the combination of Library and LLL in Kortrijk, an inventory of best practices from Belgium and abroad has been made.One good example of this synergy has been found in the Idea Stores of London.
Progress at the Vetex
April 10, 2006 12:08 PM
The gatebuilding of a former textile factory is being transformed into a community centre for neighbourhood and a youth association. In the building a extra level with 4 rooms comes just under the roof.
Press conference about the future of the Vetex
October 7, 2005 8:17 AM
Press conference ( Photo : V. Lambertyn )
On the 29th of September, the City of Kortrijk in collaboration with OCMW organised a press conference about the future building plans of the Vetex factory.