Gallery: Former Coal Mine Transformed Into a Shining Cultural Center In...

These concrete columns were added on to the 5m foundation.

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  1. shuffler April 15, 2011 at 5:32 am

    GENK is East of Brussels(+-120 Km) . GENT is West of Brussels( +- 100 km). So not really brussels AT all :)).
    There’s also another “””older””” Recovered old COAL Mine that is now a Contemporary Arts museum – GRAN HORNU ( btw South of Brussels +-70km ;)) in case you want to do an article :))) There’s a nice video about the hsitory of the site ( BUt ONly in fRenhch grrrr

  2. karenwil April 12, 2011 at 6:42 pm

    The original red and white tiles are a bold statement. I too like that the designers took the ‘non-earth friendly’ energy site and reused to re-create a ‘greener’ site for tourist to visit.
    I know something else that is black but ‘green’ the Aeron Stool I can hardly believe that it’s 94% recyclable!

  3. k-sound April 12, 2011 at 7:11 am

    The c-mine site is located near the city of ‘Genk’
    their stunning C-MINE renovation in Brussels
    should be
    their stunning C-MINE renovation in Genk

    exploring Gent’s carbon past.
    should be
    exploring Genk’s carbon past.

    Love the site, greeting from Belgium

  4. dominique April 12, 2011 at 7:00 am

    Some corrections:
    C-Mine is located at the mine site of Winterslag near Genk, not Gent, those cities are 150 km apart. It is also not located near Brussels; Genk and Brussels are 100 km apart.

  5. MrCotain April 11, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    Interesting project great to see as mentioned above, “a link and reminder to the eveolution”

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