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Index Brusselization

In urban planning, Brusselization (UK and US) or Brusselisation (UK variant) (bruxellisation, verbrusseling) is "the indiscriminate and careless introduction of modern high-rise buildings into gentrified neighbourhoods" and has become a byword for "haphazard urban development and redevelopment". [1]

33 relations: Anti-capitalism, Art Nouveau, Bombardment of Brussels, Brussels, Brussels-South railway station, Californication (word), Covering of the Senne, Environmentalism, European Commission, European Union, Expo 58, Facade, Facadism, Gentrification, Historic preservation, Jardin du Maelbeek, Léon Krier, Le Soir, Leopold II of Belgium, Louis XIV of France, Maison du Peuple, Manhattanization, NATO, North–South connection, Northern Quarter (Brussels), Palais de Justice, Brussels, Paris, Redevelopment of Norrmalm, Townhouse, Urban planning, Venice Charter, Victor Horta, Zoning.


Anti-capitalism encompasses a wide variety of movements, ideas and attitudes that oppose capitalism.

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Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.

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Bombardment of Brussels

The bombardment of Brussels by French troops of Louis XIV on August 13, 14, and 15, 1695, and the resulting fire were together the most destructive event in the entire history of Brussels.

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Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.

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Brussels-South railway station

Brussels-South (Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid, IATA code: ZYR) is one of the three major railway stations in Brussels (the other two are Brussels Central and Brussels North) and the busiest station in Belgium.

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Californication (word)

Californication is a portmanteau of California and fornication, appearing in Time on May 6, 1966 and written about on August 21, 1972, additionally seen on bumper stickers in the U.S. states of Idaho, Washington, Oklahoma, and Texas.

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Covering of the Senne

The covering of the Senne (Voûtement de la Senne, Overwelving van de Zenne) was the covering and later diverting of the main river of Brussels, and the construction of public buildings and major boulevards in its place.

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Environmentalism or environmental rights is a broad philosophy, ideology, and social movement regarding concerns for environmental protection and improvement of the health of the environment, particularly as the measure for this health seeks to incorporate the impact of changes to the environment on humans, animals, plants and non-living matter.

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European Commission

The European Commission (EC) is an institution of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Expo 58

Expo 58, also known as the Brussels World’s Fair (Brusselse Wereldtentoonstelling, Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles), was held from 17 April to 19 October 1958.

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A facade (also façade) is generally one exterior side of a building, usually, but not always, the front.

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Facadism, façadism (or façadomy) refers to an architectural and construction practice where the facade of a building was designed or constructed separately from the rest of a building.

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Gentrification is a process of renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods by means of the influx of more affluent residents.

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Historic preservation

Historic preservation (US), heritage preservation or heritage conservation (UK), is an endeavour that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance.

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Jardin du Maelbeek

The Maalbeekdaltuin (Dutch) or Jardin de la vallée du Maelbeek (French) is a small green space on the corner of the Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat and Chaussé d'Etterbeek/Etterbeeksesteenweg at the heart of the European Quarter of Brussels (Belgium).

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Léon Krier

Léon Krier (born 7 April 1946 in Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg) is an architect, architectural theorist and urban planner.

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Le Soir

Le Soir ("The Evening") is a French language daily Belgian newspaper.

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Leopold II of Belgium

Leopold II (9 April 183517 December 1909) reigned as the second King of the Belgians from 1865 to 1909 and became known for the founding and exploitation of the Congo Free State as a private venture.

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Louis XIV of France

Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September 16381 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (Roi Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who reigned as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715.

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Maison du Peuple

The Maison du Peuple (in French) or Volkshuis (in Dutch), both literally translated as The People’s Home or The People’s Hostel, was a public building in Brussels.

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Manhattanization is a neologism coined to describe the construction of many tall or densely situated buildings, which transforms the appearance and character of a city to resemble Manhattan, a heavily and densely populated borough of New York City.

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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.

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North–South connection

The North–South connection (Jonction Nord-Midi, Noord-Zuidverbinding, Nord-Süd-Verbindung) is a railway link of national and international importance through the centre of Brussels, Belgium, that connects the major railway stations in the city.

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Northern Quarter (Brussels)

The Northern Quarter (Quartier Nord (Espace Nord), Noordruimte) is the central business district of Brussels, Belgium.

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Palais de Justice, Brussels

The Palace of Justice (Palais de Justice, Dutch) or Law Courts of Brussels is the most important court building in Belgium.

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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Redevelopment of Norrmalm

The redevelopment of Norrmalm (Swedish: Norrmalmsregleringen; literally "the Norrmalm regulation") was a major revision of the city plan for lower Norrmalm district in Stockholm, Sweden, which was principally decided by the Stockholm town council in 1945, and realised during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.

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A townhouse, or town house as used in North America, Asia, Australia, South Africa and parts of Europe, is a type of terraced housing.

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Urban planning

Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the development and design of land use in an urban environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas, such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks.

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Venice Charter

The Venice Charter for the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites is a set of guidelines, drawn up in 1964 by a group of conservation professionals in Venice, that provides an international framework for the conservation and restoration of historic buildings.

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Victor Horta

Victor Pierre Horta (Victor, Baron Horta after 1932; 6 January 1861 – 8 September 1947) was a Belgian architect and designer.

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Zoning is the process of dividing land in a municipality into zones (e.g. residential, industrial) in which certain land uses are permitted or prohibited.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brusselization

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