Un toit est une tente. Pour tous les jours. La tente est une église. Pour tous les jours.
A propos de la tente. Comme la première église. Elle est toujours une église. Continue reading de vylder vinck taillieu
This is the facade. And the facade is this. The front door is facade. And the superstructure is facade.
And there are windows in the facade. They were there already. Continue reading de vylder vinck taillieu
The few historical buildings make space clearly for a cross-shaped building. A shifted cross. At the same time, the right corner giving space to the most original buildings. Continue reading de vylder vinck taillieu
The ambitions of AG SOB (Ghent Urban Development Corporation) go further than developing new urban districts and redrawing, in broad gestures, the existing urban fabric. Their Kavel project is an exercise in the precise implementation of small-scale housing following unconventional principles. The corporation seeks opportunities within the urban fabric – arising if necessary through demolition – to build new homes, either individually or in groups ranging from two or three to seven or eight. However, they do not manage everything themselves. Instead, they offer the site to a young or otherwise suitable family, selected from a number of candidates, as a package complete with a selected architect, on highly advantageous terms. The deal is also bound by stringent conditions for financing and program requirements: a high grade of sustainability is required on a practically impossible budget. Continue reading De Vylder Vinck Taillieu