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Alventosa Morell

AA house . Ullà

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Alventosa Morell Arquitectes . photos: © Adrià Goula

The AA house is a building thought to be a holiday’s house. It is situated at the end of the centre, in a small village in the Baix Empordà region, where the common houses are made of stone and bricks. The site is next to the old road that connects Ullà with l’Escala and Torroella de Montgrí. It is the only access to the plot. Continue reading Alventosa Morell

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KAAN Architecten

Crematorium Siesegem . Aalst

© Simone Bossi

KAAN Architecten . + archdaily

Located in the countryside bordering the western ring road of the Belgian city, the crematorium, with its 74 x 74-meter footprint, merges with trees and shrubs that line the perimeter of the surrounding park, which was conceived by landscape architect Erik Dhont. Approaching the entrance at Blauwenbergstraat, a sense of calm pervades the site and upon arrival, visitors are subtly persuaded to slow down by the undulating gentle green mounds. To the north, a pond serves as a reservoir for rainwater, while small adjacent hills are dedicated to scattered ashes and to an urn garden. At the eastern end, there is a service road for the hearses that is entirely hidden from view so that families are not disturbed during the mourning ceremony, and so that privacy is respected. Continue reading KAAN Architecten