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House V at R / BURO II & ARCHI+I

  • 01:00 - 11 June, 2014
House V at R / BURO II & ARCHI+I
House V at R / BURO II & ARCHI+I, © DSP Fotostudio
© DSP Fotostudio

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Roeselare, Belgium
  • Design Team

    Tom Vandorpe, Kevin Huysentruyt, Ramona Nicolaescu, Lorenzo Kemel, Anne-Mie Vermaut
  • Area

    417.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. Context

The farm used to consist of several buildings clustered around a residential section. Most farms in the Roeselare area consist of two volumes, situated either parallel or perpendicular to each other. The new home was embedded parallel to the barn. Positioning the home in an L-shape opposite the barn will define the residential section a superior way and strengthen the character of the space. The residential section lies at the heart of the site and acts like a turntable for all internal circulation.

© DSP Fotostudio
© DSP Fotostudio

Architecture

Its simple volume and the use of contemporary materials (wood and zinc) transform the home into a modern interpretation of a centuries-old archetype that now stands as a harmonious yet exciting single entity with the traditional barn in red brick.

© DSP Fotostudio
© DSP Fotostudio

Engineering

The living areas are oriented towards the most valuable part of the site in the west and towards the courtyard or residential section. The bedrooms face north and east, providing panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

Interior design

Colourful indoor objects set the scene in the interior, where the basic colour is white, in combination with a grey polished concrete floor and the warmth conveyed by the wooden windows.  

© DSP Fotostudio
© DSP Fotostudio

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Cite: "House V at R / BURO II & ARCHI+I" 11 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/514081/house-v-at-r-buro-ii-and-archi-i/> ISSN 0719-8884
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