Antwerp heritage

Site Kipdorp

A new square will be built in front of the Opera. During the works, the sixteenth-century Kipdorpbrug bridge, bastion and the city ramparts will be excavated.

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  • View of Kipdorpbrug Bridge in 1866
  • Kipdorpbrug during the demolition of the Iron Viaduct (2006)
  • The ramparts during a test excavation in 2012
  • The curve of the ramparts during a test excavation in 2012
  • A pier of Kipdorpbrug Bridge during a test excavation in 2012
  • The design for the Kipdorp site (studio de Solà-Morales)