Projects per year
the city’s expansion during the 19th and 20th centuries. SMEs can, therefore, be considered as equally crucial and persistent players in urban construction economies. This paper seeks to sketch a broader framework of the Brussels’ construction industry during the past two centuries, including both SMEs and larger enterprises. We particularly focus on iron and steel builders, including merchants, foundries, forges and steel joiners, yet also draw comparisons with another subsector, namely joiners and carpenters.
|Title of host publication||History of Construction Cultures|
|Subtitle of host publication||Proceedings of the 7th international congress on construction history|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Publication status||Published - 2021|
|Event||7th International Congress on Construction History - Lisbon, Portugal|
Duration: 12 Jul 2021 → 16 Jul 2021
|Conference||7th International Congress on Construction History|
|Period||12/07/21 → 16/07/21|
- Construction History
- Iron and steel builders
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SRP27: SRP (Groeiers): The cradle of modernity? Social dynamics in the cities of Brabant and Flanders in a comparative and long-term perspective, 1350-1914
Winter, A., Buylaert, F., Baguet, J., De Koster, M., Ryckbosch, W., Van den Broeck, N., Verbeke, A., Feys, T., Deneweth, H., Horemans, B., Plettinck, G., Adriaens, M., Wauters, R., Vermeesch, G., Vanruysseveldt, V., Vervaeke, A. A., Everaert, J., Erkul, A., Volkov, V., Coppens, A., Debackere, E., Verbruggen, T., Loockx, K., Beeckaert, E., Saelens, W., Leloup, W., Degraeve, M. & Schepers, M.
1/03/14 → 28/02/19