GENERAL JACQUES

Circular renovation of collective housing
In order to accommodate the families of the gendarmes, this collective housing complex has been designed according to the same logic as the barracks block and the gendarmerie school, i.e. buildings closed...

TIVOLI

Co-housing project with participative process
The construction of the last parcel in the new sustainable district Tivoli implies two main challenges: on the one hand, seeking continuity with the projects realized in recent years and, on the other ha...

ABBE

Circular co-housing project with participative process
With this project, we tackle two main challenges: to offer new cohesive co-housing with active participation of future residents and to take advantage of the warehouses that exist on site. The p...

RUE HAUTE

Circular renovation for social housing and retail
This renovation/extension project meets the “sustainable building” objectives of the Contrat de Quartier Les Marolles. Our starting point is the conservation of heritage and structurally reliable…

EVENEPOEL

Urban villa as a social catalyst
Cité Evenepoel, is a welcoming modernist complex from the 80s, with a beautiful landscape. The focal point of the complex is today “empty”: an interesting situation for the integration of an activated prog...

PALAZZO CITYDOX

Mixed-use with productive activities
The main challenge of this last parcel of the City Dox project lies in combining mixed-use programmes (housing, school, sport centre, shops, parking) by giving a coherent identity to the whole and creating a str...

MANUFAKTURE

New slaughter house and public swimming-pool
The Abattoir site has been playing a pivotal role for years in the debate around the urban development of the plan canal. It is considered as one of the potentially most important public spaces along the ...

DE KENNISFABRIEK

Renovation and expansion of the Product Design Faculty
Our project for the new masterplan of the Paardenmarkt campus in Antwerp and the renovation of the faculty of Product Design investigates the role and the interactions that that educational faci...

AMITIE

Urban renewal of the “Cité de l’amitié”
We propose a design strategy for the new masterplan of the Cité de l’Amitié, a social housing neighbourhood of the 70s located in the municipality of Woluwe-Saint-Pierre in the Brussel Capital Region. Cité de ...

CIRCULAR RETROFIT LAB

Renovation of prefab student housing units
Circular Retrofit Lab is a pilot project for the sustainable urban development of the VUB campus. To respond to increasing number of students, the ambition is to design reversible buildings based on circular..

LEARNING FROM TUBIZE

Urban development of the Forges de Clabecq site
Tubize today is a city who’s most striking character has been eradicated from the urban tissue and in most cases relocated in peripheral monofunctional areas (fi santes) leading to a rather...

ASPER

Countryside family house
Operating in a territory whose character has been drastically altered by a mere parcelling logic, with the only scope of creating space for the development of single-family houses, requires a twofold approach...

EVERYONE'S HILL

Mixed use residential development
Which spatial relation should be established with the terrain? How to strike a balance between public and private spaces? In a condition where high density buildings negotiate their presence with nature...

AFFLIGEM

Private villa
Overlooking the valley this family house is situated on a sloping terrain near the village of Affligem. While the garage and some technical rooms are carved out in the terrain, the house stands on top of the slope as a...

IXELLES

Renovation of a roof apartment
A renovation of a 70 sqm apartment in an early 20th century building in the heart of Brussels. One simple functional wooden volume is added. Its external sides enrich the daily activities by offering a dressing...

BAIETTA

New collective housing
A residential development in the south periphery of Verona. The main intention is to provide a spatial clarity to a site where fields, 19th century villas, warehouses from the 60’s and swimming...

PARNASSE

Renovation of a dental practice
Located along a semi-enclosed pedestrian route in a 70’s building complex, the practice is nearby the European Parliament. The physical constraints of the existing situations are not denied; they are instead regarded...

BRUNICO

New public school and library
As answer to the brief for the renovation and expansion of the elementary school of Riscone (Italy) we decided not simply to propose a building but rather a small urban ecosystem. The scheme arranges three…

LOUIS

Renovation and extension of a private house
In the northwest of Brussels a row house from 1950 is renovated and extended. The plan of the existing house is rethought and reorganised to fulfil the current and future needs of its residents. On ground...

ROOMS! ROOMS! ROOMS!

Masterplan for the campus of Bures sur l’Yvette
The campus of Bures sur l’Yvette represents a fundamental part in the construction of the “Metropole de la Conaissance”. The Grand Paris is going to be an archipelago of clusters of excellence…

DELANNOY

Renovation of a traditional mansion house
A mansion house dating from 1909 and located in the green northern edge of Brussels has been renovated. By removing the wounds of time, the existing spaces have been restored and brought back to their origin...


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