Designed by Graux & Baeyens Architects, this contemporary single household home is located simply outdoors the city of Ghent, in Belgium.
Description by Graux & Baeyens Architects This single household home is situated simply outdoors the city of Ghent. The plot is a part of a website the place us to be a fort destroyed in WWII. Parts of the encompassing wall continues to be standing and is a silent reminder of this historical past. House VDV seems concurrently acquainted and unusual. The quantity, consisting of 1 degree with a pitched roof, alludes to acquainted archetypes akin to the agricultural homestead or barn. But on the similar time the quantity is damaged up by giant glass facades, in order that the connection is established with the encompassing timber and the listed citadel wall. The obligatory implantation behind the plot ensures that the home is conceived as a pavilion. A backyard-home with no entrance or rear, however with two similar facades and a 360 diploma expertise of the whole plot. The (non-handled copper) cladding provides the venture a poetic impermanence, which is echoed within the reflection of the encompassing timber within the glass facades.
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