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Bastogne / adn Architectures

  • 01:00 - 2 February, 2010
Bastogne / adn Architectures
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  • Architects

  • Location

    La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium
  • Collaborators

    David Henquinet, Nicolas Iacobellis, Didier Vander Heyden
  • Contractor

  • Area

    140.0 sqm
  • Project Year


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.

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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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drome · November 22, 2011

bad quality photos for a nice project!

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joe Klein · February 05, 2010

the wording is annoying *nod nod i understand ya ya ok = "special"

what excites me is modernism applied to pre existing arch/situations

being good with noting is surly something.


Michael · February 03, 2010

It's nice to see small, thoughtful projects like this.
Very refreshing to see something done well on a tight budget (I am guessing here, but it doesn't look expensive).
My only gripe is not really a gripe at all, but I would love to see photos of it furnished. I think some good furniture and personal 'stuff' would make this a really cozy and quirky home, not nearly as sterile as the photos suggest.
Oh, and I feel sorry for the poor apprentice who had to paint the brickwork and stonework. That would have been hell!!
Great little project. Well done.

word · February 03, 2010

This is a really cool house, but the images here are not great. I recommend following the link from the post above to check out some better quality photos and some progress pics.

ap · February 03, 2010

Correct the title, please. It is Habitation Bastogne (see ).

Modern Zen Architecture · February 03, 2010

I really like the contrast we see in texture. One room can use a little more black to offset the white.

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