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The double gable-roofed pavilion is located right next to the bricked Zegenwerp Mansion, on a former isle along the River Dommel. It shelters two main areas, one for socializing and a smaller space for parking a car, storing gardening tools and playing ping-pong. Both roofs were partially covered by repurposed tiles and rest on timber columns that maximize the space and views into the countryside.

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The indoor and outdoor shelter is used for receptions, dinners for up to 20 people and musical performances sheltered from bad weather conditions. It also provides a well-ventilated but dry place to store firewood to heat the mansion. But instead of creating a striking contrast with the old building, the architects stored the logs as a 32-foot long wall that extends delicately from the historical building.

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Photos by Thijs Follet and Joost Pijnenborg