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Geers Severen

A conversation with Moisés Puente and ARQUITECTURA-G about Solo House

Published in Apartamento Magazine #20 . video: © bjarke ingels

Yes. Architecture is a strange profession, at least that’s how we approach it. You never know anything in architecture. And the moment you do know, you’d better stop doing it. I think our work is developed through approximations or general attempts to get somewhere.  Continue reading Geers Severen
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AleaOlea

The Old Church . Vilanova de la Barca

+ Wienerberger Brick Award 2018

Built in the 13th century, the church of Vilanova de la Barca in the heart of Catalonia is mainly Ro­manesque, but pointed arches and the apse make the Gothic influences noticeable. During the Spanish civil war in 1936 the church was strongly damaged and for more than 80 years the walls lay waste. In 2009, it was decided to stop the decay and to con­serve it in its current condition.

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Monadnock

Atlas House . Eindhoven

+ Wienerberger Brick Award 2018

Situated on the edge of a typical suburban de­velopment in Eindhoven, this house with a gar­den blends at first sight into its surroundings, meeting the local building code for white, cubic houses. However, on closer inspection, the house re­veals a refined play of mass and material that chal­lenges all conventions. The building rises in a single gesture to the maximum allowed building height; the abrupt subtle curved-roof ending gives the impression of a load being taken off the top of the house, leaving a sturdy figure behind in its new sur­roundings. Hence its name: Atlas House.