The project is located in a park in Waregem, West Flanders . On the property an existing estate and a small farm house are located each on one side of a remaining enclosed meadow in the park. The project encompasses the building of a contemporary single family residence at the other side of the meadow , a house that optimizes the spatial value of the plot / quality of the park in combination with a private feeling for the owners. The new project, located at the outer end of the plot combines an optimal orientation with a protected feel versus the street and a direct relation with the park garden. Continue reading Vincent Van Duysen
Brick in its purest form.
Consideration of the highly residential character of the neighborhood and beautiful protected trees on the site were key influences to how the client’s brief was met. The architectural concept was developed around these parameters with traditional modernist references found in Mies Van Der Rohe’s Krefeld Villa’s or the brick residences of local Antwerpen architect Nachman Kaplansky. Continue reading Van Duysen