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Bastogne / adn Architectures

  • Architects: adn Architectures
  • Location: La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium
  • Collaborators: David Henquinet, Nicolas Iacobellis, Didier Vander Heyden
  • Contractor: W.S.K
  • Area: 140.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: Courtesy of adn Architectures

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From the architect. To achieve a tension and duality between the existing situation and the foreseen intervention, the atmosphere is deliberately oriented towards streamlining, with a work on raw materials and an abstraction of spaces through the colour white. One of the envisioned goals of the design is to highlight the "materiality" of the two shale dividing walls, the fitting and lime mortar grouting of which attest the history of the building.

Courtesy of adn Architectures
Courtesy of adn Architectures

The appearance of shale, the building's main raw material, is made abstract behind the white paint coating. The intent is to emphasize the rough feel of the texture, as opposed to the smoothness of the plastering, the concrete and the floors.

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