Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
Campanules House in City of Brussels, Belgium by EXAR Architecture
February 24th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: EXAR Architecture
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. 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.
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. 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.
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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