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It's challenging to build contemporary buildings that mesh with a given vernacular, and even more so to do so in a way that minimizes site disturbance. Yet BURO II & ARCHI+I have achieved both with
BLAF Architecten finished this two-story single family residence back in 2009 in Asse, Belgium. The surrounding region is relatively dense and there is not much space available for homes with private
To preserve the leafy environment of the backyard, l’escaut partially buried the 323-square-foot atelier underground and covered it with a prairie grass roof. White concrete steps lead down to the
Daniel Libeskind, with help from H2a Architects, has created one of his signature shard-like design for the European Capital of Culture in Mons, Belgium that mostly powers itself with photovoltaic cells.
m architecture's Thuin house is a modern wooden dwelling that fuses high-quality materials with economical design strategies. Its boxy design consists of a series of interconnected cubes clad in locally
Bora Hong's Cosmetic Surgery Kingdom project draws parallels between the world of design and the plastic surgery phenomenon in South Korea. She performs "chair surgery" on old seats to forcibly make them
Dossofiorito invites you to take a closer look at your plants with their quirky Phytophiler pots, which come with built-in magnifying glasses, mirrors, and trellises. Ross Lovegrove teamed up with
If you want to know where the future of design is headed, look to the young designers who are breaking ground today. This maxim rang true at this year's Ventura Interieur in Belgium, where a group of
DMOA Architecten's Corten House is a great case study in how it's possible to use the same material both inside and outside of a building without creating a monotonous effect. The building is clad in a
HUB chose to build the structure out of CNC-milled wood not only for the ease of prefab construction, but also to evoke the wooden dacha country homes belonging to the client's homeland, Russia. The
Currently situated on FLACC's first floor gallery as part of the Manifest 9 Parallel Events in Genk, Verbandkammer hosts cultural production, work and residential space as well as archival facilities in
Belgium's residential architecture has been dominated by widely-produced pavilion-type houses, which are affordable and can be quickly built. The industrialization of housing enabled many people to
Located in Ghent, Beligum, Verdonck’s piece hangs askew around the thick trunk of an old tree. From afar the tree house’s roof is partially hidden from view, by the tree’s lush leaves and branches.
Several companies and designers joined forces to design this fantastic stackable honeycomb shelter in Belgium. Appropriately named B-and-BEE, the shelter was developed specifically to provide
Dubbed Milly Film, the mixed-use building is designed to serve as a cinematographer’s residence, production studio, and workspace. The design began with the decision to maintain the existing structure
Speaking to MyModernMet about the fairytale forest, when asked about the colors, Schönberger said, "The colors are really that blue, especially under the moist conditions of the morning fog."
Built back in 2007, Photovoltech's headquarters has become an icon for innovation within the Flemish city of Tienen. The sculptural building features an energy-generating arch on its front that is decked
Last year, BC Architects organized Belgium's first rammed earth workshop to build a small but comfortable hunting cabin from about 30 square meters of rammed earth. The foundation and roof work was
Two main interventions allowed 51N4E to transform the dinky old building into a contemporary marvel that now takes up a big chunk of a large city block. First they cut out a giant pentagonal "void" from
Guests can imagine their horse hotel room being wheeled into the city of Troy by the Greeks, epically tricking the Trojans during the legendary Trojan war. Appropriate to this tale, the interior have been
Antwerp’s MAS Museum lent the people at Time Circus an old unused crane on which the collective built their cool green space. Anchored at Bonapartedok, the experimental space is designed to engage
Pop-up stores are pretty common, but hotels less so, largely because of their need for reliable and consistent infrastructure. The makers of Sleeping Around wanted to apply the same principles of pop-up
Belgium is set to construct an artificial island in the North Sea that will be used solely as storage for wind energy. Announcing the plans earlier this week, Belgium's North Sea minister Johan Lanotte
The Olympic Ice Rink of Liège provides new facilities for hockey, ice skating and leisure activities. Located next to the Médiacité, the bulbous building has 1,200 seats and a surface area of 6,700 sq
Katho Catholic Academy appears to be on a mission to make education fun, ecological and private with their intriguing modular student housing experiment. Each bedroom and toilet unit plugs in to a central
The Taste Tree is a unique Christmas tree made up of upcycled plates and cups sourced from local families. Inge Vanluyd and Stefan Vanbergen of the creative firm MOOZ noticed they had odd plates and other
By leaving the existing building alone, Arroyo has dramatically reduced the project's carbon footprint, and it cost just one third of what a new build would have required. The cloud shell creates a more
The new social housing units by Buro II & Archi+I were inspired by the social housing district built in 1922-1925 by architect Victor Bourgeois. There are two groupings - one on Beheersstraat with 43
The project is a joint initiative between Sappi, an international paper producer, its communications agency Proximity, the Flemish Forest and Nature Agency and the city of Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium.
Sterreschijter This hanging metal structure looks like an oversized bucket or carriage. It is attached to a tree trunk by clamping and tensioning and has a translucent roof opening. Suspended a full six
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