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Satiya House / adn Architectures

  • 01:00 - 31 March, 2010
Satiya House / adn Architectures
Satiya House / adn Architectures, © Filip Dujardin
© Filip Dujardin

© Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin +32

  • Architects

  • Location

    Kraainem, Belgium
  • Architects

    adn Architectures
  • Project Team

    David Henquinet, Nicolas Iacobellis, Didier Vander Heyden
  • Area

    350.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

From the architect. The client wished to transform and extend his house to be able to accommodate a large family. The existing situation, a working house of the years '30 of 100 sqm, consequently will become a resolutely contemporary house of 350 sqm. The first will is to include the extension in continuity with the neighbourhood (inclined roof, black tiles, white painted bricks, etc). Secondly, the intention is to reflect on creative architecture, as well by its external/interior geometry, as by a more significant dimension (reflexion on textures of the external facing amongst other things).

© Filip Dujardin
© Filip Dujardin

The extension results in a principle of envelope recovering a volume in which the included spaces are conceived like functionalized boxes. A play of full and vacuum is set up and expresses the will of close, direct, generous relations between the various levels. The external openings meet the internal needs for the house, with the specific choices of sights on the external environment, like the run of the sun during the day. The street front defines clearly the position of the entrance. External and interior volume is a set of diagonals inducing a dynamics of space. The choice of abstraction by the black & white is a desire to propose the conceptual aspect of the project while allowing architecture built to put itself “besides”, to allow the space to live as such.

© Filip Dujardin
© Filip Dujardin
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maseoamtic · July 04, 2010

@ squidly, I think the gable split is exactly what makes it compelling. sure, it could have been part of one or the other, but the split and subtle change in color intrigue viewers...

isla · April 03, 2010

AD what's up!, i thought this was a DAILY architecture website!

Home Decor News · April 01, 2010

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squidly · April 01, 2010

i think this is a brilliant project, and so well executed. My only issue is the unfortunate "halving" of the facade gable down the middle. It would have been more interesting to let the gable pretend to belong to the other unit.

tim · April 01, 2010

sweet !!

Architekt R V Scholz · April 01, 2010

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shelly · March 31, 2010

needs some landscaping


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