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The Henry van de Velde Awards are an ode to the diversity, necessity and impact of design. In an attractive setting designed by interior architect Dries Otten, BOZAR and Design Vlaanderen bring together strong design by the winners and nominees of the 2016 Henry van de Velde Awards. That ‘strong design’ can be a beautiful object, but also an installation or object that provides a solution to social challenges such as mobility, the climate, health care, or providing shelter for refugees. An informative catalogue, put together by Geoffrey Brusatto, tells the story behind each of the projects. From 20 January till 19 March 2017 you can discover (for free!) the winners and nominees of the Awards in the foyers of the Centre for Fine Arts.