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093_House_Sarah

Place
Brussels
Program
Transformation + Renovation of an old industrial building in a family house
Status
Built
K2A Team
Kervyn
Alegria
Palmers
Structure
Ercc
Duration
2011 to 2013
General Contractor
AM Expert Construct
Images Credits
François Lichtlé
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At the end of a private alleyway, in the heart of a densely built urban parcel, there was a 19th century atelier with a few adjacent buildings covering a part of the parcel: the rest of the site was mainly lush vegetation. The various buildings were in a poor state.

The brief called for the preservation and transformation of one of the buildings into a generous and luminous loft. The annex building was torn down, opening up the space for a garden. The ground floor has little partitioning offering new perspectives onto the surroundings. Certain materials (walls, steel beams,…) were left exposed and enhanced as a reminder of the industrial heritage

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