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.
House CM in Oedelem, Belgium by Bultynck Kindt archtitecten
May 28th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Bultynck Kindt archtitecten
The property is located on the edge of the center of Oedelem. The spot is marked by far-views over the Flemish polders. Given the location of the plot and the purpose achieved an optimal living experience was the greatest possible contact between the house and its surroundings. The openness of the polders was extended in the plan of the house. To achieve this was left of a central volume, around which the house is organized. The volume contains all the technical and practical features such as storage, kitchen, toilet and stairs. The ground floor was as follows: the kitchen was facing east, the dining area and the lounge were implanted respectively in the south and west and the entrance is on the north side. On the floor, the bathroom is the central point around which organized the bedroom. As a result, the life follows the position of the sun throughout the day, the people experiencing the daylight time and again in a different way. The design of the volume ensures that the kitchen, dining and living room arenot one room but a succession of sequences.
The red brick with recessed joint and the wooden joinery out afromosia block frames create a special texture on the facade. It gives the solitary volume in the polders a quirky sturdiness. The solitary made two holes, one on the ground level with the entrance, the other on the floor as a terrace off the master bedroom and multipurpose room that overlooks the polders gives direction Beernem. The interior of the house is also built from natural materials. The main volume consists of spruce plywood oiled. Authenticity is key, rather than striking elements or complex color palette, honest materials that are what they are: wood, concrete, brick.
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