La Branche by DMOA Architecten

Belgium-based architectural firm DMOA Architecten has designed La Branche.

The task is a peaceful mixture of old and new. The new portion is a sober black canvas searching at the garden from behind the outdated walls. In numerous spots remnant components of the outdated walls are stored as garden aspects, an facet that strengthens the ambiance.

When you stroll via the house you truly feel continuously that you are in a nexus in between old and new.

The task consists of the renovation of an old resting place for hunters in the woods of Heverlee (Belgium), transforming it in an relaxed and present day dwelling for a loved ones with 4 kids. 1 of the 3 wings of the U-compositions was removed except of the facade wall, which remains with the identify that gave title to the old refuge and now to its renovation “La Branche”.

The sides made of brick incorporate the private rooms of the family meanwhile the dark volume accommodate the residing and the kitchen in permanent connection with the pool and the outdoors backyard.

The dark colours of the interior style contrast with the substantial brightness that will get inside by way of the huge windows.

Posted by Keren Fathi-Bad at twelve February, 2014

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