La Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade

La Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade

La Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade  - Exterior Photography, Windows, Door, BrickLa Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade  - Exterior Photography, Brick, Facade, GardenLa Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade  - Exterior Photography, SteelLa Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade  - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Stairs, Chair, Handrail+ 24

Tournai, Belgium
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La Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade  - Exterior Photography, Windows, Door, Brick
© Laurent Brandajs

Text description provided by the architects. In the heart of a historic center, perched on a perimeter wall, clinging to the adjoining neighbors, the project is gently deposited on the site.

La Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade  - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Stairs, Chair, Handrail
© Laurent Brandajs
La Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade  - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Countertop, Beam
© Laurent Brandajs

It perfectly matches the surrounding elements, and even takes advantage of them. The old stone wall serves as a support, we have deliberately accentuated its initial presence by clearing its old openings filled over the years. These will restore light and sight to the new homes created in the shelter of its protective mass.

La Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade  - Exterior Photography, Brick, Facade, Garden
© Laurent Brandajs
La Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade  - Exterior Photography
© Laurent Brandajs

The wooden frame construction covered with shingles, therefore, symbolizes the "hut" by its construction method and its appearance. "Cabin" that we come to put in the hollow of an existing situation.

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The codes used for the arrangements accentuate this party. We access the landing distributing the accommodation by a "suspended" staircase. The interior of the latter is made up of a series of residential landings linked together by different flights of stairs, all articulated around a central skylight. Each function, therefore, has its own floor, while being in relation to the rest of the volume. The arrangement of functions creates privacy; from the public (low level) to the private (high level).

La Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade  - Exterior Photography, Steel
© Laurent Brandajs

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Cite: "La Cabane / Atelier d'Architecture Meunier-Westrade " 01 Sep 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/967745/la-cabane-atelier-darchitecture-meunier-westrade> ISSN 0719-8884
© Laurent Brandajs

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