Fuente: Bovenbouw Fotografía: Filip DujardinThe police station designed for the municipality of Schoten is a study in informality and approachability. It begins at the urban design level. Instead of highhandedly appropriating its spot, the police station places itself at the service of public space. The L-shaped building is pushed back to the rearmost edge of the large plot available and helps to define a new square.
Fuente: Bovenbouw Fotografía: Karin Borghouts A renovation and extension of a semi-detached house near Antwerp. The house shares a little alley with its neighbour. The alley provides a direct connection from the street to the garden. The new extension is not an addition to the old house. We propose a second house. This back house is a mirror image, a twin to the front house. It’s a brick house again, with a pit
Fuente: Bovenbouw Fotografía: Filip Dujardin Two elements dictate the interventions. First, there is Destelheide as a remarkable composition of buildings by architect Felix. A composition in a brutalist architectural language, monolithically constructed in prefab concrete elements. On the other hand, this composition is played out against the surrounding landscape, a beautiful, south facing slope. In this sche
Fuente: Bovenbow Fotografía: Filip Dujardin New housing developments suffer from over-designing. The difference between the buildings are too often the differences in taste of different architects. The result is artificial, the differences are meaningless. We developed a design strategy that maximizes the potential for unpredictable use on the one hand and the least formal pretence on the other hand. An attemp
Esta setmana la dedicamos al estudio Bovenbouw A modo de monográfico, cada tarde os iremos mostrando uno de sus proyectos. Os animamos a que lo sigáis. A continuación os dejamos los detalles de la Semana de…Bovenbouw Bovenbouw > Regatta Antwerp Leftbank Bovenbouw > Police Station Schoten Bovenbouw > Private House Antwerp Bovenbouw > Learning Centre Destelheide Bovenbouw > House Extension Mortsel