The city is a laboratory, a breeding ground for the future. Brussels needs to foster creativity and experimentation, providing spaces to play, practise sports and learn new skills.
Well-designed public spaces contribute to a more livable city. Squares and parks should oxygenate Brussels.
Brussels is to be enjoyed by tram, on foot, by bike, ... while meeting other people. This calls for public transport and spatial planning that strike a balance between meeting others and just passing by.
Our Brussels Region gives opportunities to children; it gives parents and children the possibility to take on their responsibilities. Our Brussels Region supports them to break away from poverty.
Today Pascal Smet, Minister of Mobility and Public Works of the Brussels Capital Region, spoke at the European Parliament on the need for investment in public transport and infrastructure.
The 17th October 2016, The Brussels Minister of Mobility and Public Works, Pascal Smet took the floor at at UN-HABITAT III Conference in Quito to express his vision of cities in the future. Please find here the speech of its intervention.
Three open letters in the past couple of weeks by residents of Brussels saying that enough is enough. That things are not going well, asking why one would wish to continue living in this city?
Brussels Minister Pascal Smet is pleased with the investments for constructing a new court building in Brussels, yet he also stresses the importance of renovating the current Palace of Justice. He makes a strong plea for an ambitious architectural concept for the new court, involving the recently appointed Master Architect for Brussels.
In 2019 is dit verleden tijd! Vers Bruxelles en mieux! Happy New year! Pascal
We start the new year in new premises and with a brand-new website. From today on, we overlook the city we are working on. We are ready to start 2015!
On November 22nd and 23rd 2014, Pascal Smet visited the International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, together with Minister-President Rudi Vervoort and Brussels' mayor Yvan Mayeur. This brought about many inspiring ideas to shape the future of Brussels.