Campanules House / EXAR Architecture

Campanules House / EXAR Architecture - Brick, Facade, Windows
© Marc Detiffe
City of Brussels, Belgium

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Text description provided by the architects. The previous house offered tiny opening to the garden. The “back” rooms, kitchen, bathroom, previously considered as services, blocked the views from the house to the nice garden.

Campanules House / EXAR Architecture - Windows, Facade
© Marc Detiffe

We decided to keep these functions but to open them widely, by creating large windows. The kitchen - dining room offers an large open view to the vegetation. The bathroom has focused view to the trees.

Campanules House / EXAR Architecture - Bathtub, Windows, Sink, Bathroom
© Marc Detiffe

Using an architectural expression counterpointing the existing style, we wanted to reinforce the coexistence between modern and old. The steel by its delicacy and precision permits to create pure lines and deepness.

Campanules House / EXAR Architecture - Bathroom
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To obtain this dynamic, the steel structure is integrated to the thickness of the floor, and one tiny column present the angle of the former construction.

Campanules House / EXAR Architecture - Windows, Facade, Garden
© Marc Detiffe

Finally, the choice of the corten, as finishing, brings softness, deepness and answer to the vegetation, by expressing the time going.


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Cite: "Campanules House / EXAR Architecture" 15 Jan 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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