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Gelukstraat / Dierendonck Blancke Architecten

  • Architects: Dierendonck Blancke Architecten
  • Location: Gelukstraat, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
  • Design Team: Alexander Dierendonck, Isabelle Blancke, Pieter Mouton
  • Engineering: Arthur De Roover
  • Cost: 137.667 Euro
  • Area: 89.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Filip Dujardin

© Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin

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From the architect. A very small plot in the centre of ghent. The client wants an extension of his house that borders the building plot, and an apartment to rent. On the ground floor we provide an atelier connected through a small courtyard with the owner’s house and entrance to the parent apartment.

© Filip Dujardin
© Filip Dujardin

Given the very limited surface, circulation is minimized by placing the stairs to the upper floor in the living space. To maximize as much as possible the useful surface of the apartment, a very thin cladding is opted. So the whole volume is covered with a 2mm thick PVC-film.

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