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A Grammer for the City . Korea

OFFICE . A Grammer for the City . Korea

OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen . + divisare

The future content is the furniture of the rooms, as it were. The plan seeks to define the form of the city in a rigid manner, without lapsing into the naïve modernistic ideal of the city as a fixed, predetermined organisation of buildings. The city walls and city rooms form the ‘genesis’ of the city, its bare facts. In this manner they fulfil the only role that can be ascribed to architecture: providing a specific inertia against the instability of life itself. Continue reading OFFICE

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Villa . Buggenhout

Office . Villa . Buggenhout (1)

Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen . photos: © Bas Princen . © Marc De Blieck -B&W- . + VAI

This freestanding dwelling is situated in the middle of a parcel between woods and an agricultural area near the village of Buggenhout. The enclosure—a modular steel fence—is an integral part of the design and defines the volume of the house. The surrounding unkempt garden is not included, and functions as an automotive access around the house. Continue reading Office