Brecht & Nele Home / Atelier Vens Vanbelle
Textual content description offered by the architects. A pair with three teenage youngsters purchased a foremanhouse close to the previous harbour of Ghent. They instantly discovered themselves within the decor of the Queen Astrid Park on the again of the plot, and in the home itself which was characterised by a reasonably vast facade and excessive ceilings. The woman of the home has a ardour for greenery and vegetation. This reality was translated into the design and the greenery varieties an inseparable a part of the home.
As well as, the couple needed to have contact with avenue life and neighbors. In an effort to realise this want the bottom ground was remodeled right into a bel étage. On the stage of the brand new kitchen, the ground stage was raised by greater than half a metre, turning the previous basement into a snug laundry room with daylight. The ‘elevated’ kitchen provides residents a direct view of the backyard and the road, however with out passers-by with the ability to take a curious look inside.
The Queen Astrid Park on the again completely needed to be a part of the dwelling expertise. Residents have an unobstructed view of the greenery by means of the break up southern rear facade. The double building was essential to restrict the chance of overheating because of direct daylight. It additionally instantly marks a coated entry zone on the rear and a greenhouse. This in-between house additionally will increase the sensation of intimacy and privateness in relation to the skin world and actually attracts the inexperienced inside.
The household’s residential program additionally included a chill-out space for the kids. It took the type of a multifunctional mezzanine. The kids can fill it in as they need and carry out all types of actions in it. They sit individually, however the dad and mom can hear what is occurring from the dwelling areas.
Inside contact is a standard thread on this new residential idea, one thing that may very well be realized due to the obtainable house, an infinite luxurious for a terraced home. In every single place you’ve got an ethereal impression and there are inner connections. The void, which is filled with vegetation, performs a number one function on this, however inside home windows are additionally a part of the open dwelling idea. In every single place you might be struck by gentle and air and the void with all its gentle and greenery is omnipresent. It’s crossed by an open wood staircase and balconies create the ambiance of Mediterranean alleys.
Much less spectacular, however no much less enticing, is the loft within the new rear constructing. The ground plate between the flooring appears to be minimize out spherical and has a border within the type of a paracord web. This ‘balustrade’ as soon as once more accentuates the natural openness of the entire.
Ultimately, this home was remodeled into a novel place that’s involved with the skin world, whereas providing a cocoon of tranquility for the residents. Social and particular person appear to circulation into one another whereas each stay intact.