Rustic-Meets-Modern Holiday Home Renovation in Rural Belgium

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Located in Belgium’s Walloon region, this inspiring holiday stone house flaunts a pitched roof reminiscent of the local architectural language. The post Rustic-Meets-Modern Holiday Home Renovation in Rural Belgium appeared first on Freshome.com. There’s always more to undergoing a holiday home renovation than appears at first. Combining respect for the surroundings, simplicity and inspiration, rural areas can be revived like the legendary Phoenix bird.

18th-Century House in Belgium Gets a Contemporary Steel Extension

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Puzzles Architecture took on the challenge of updating a family home in Lustin, Belgium, that was built in 1730. Photography by Se verin Malaud ] The post 18th-Century House in Belgium Gets a Contemporary Steel Extension appeared first on Freshome.com. The residence borders a river, an orchard, a garden and a forest. Constructed of two parts stone and one part cob, the house was perfectly integrated into its surroundings.

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Ingenious Built-in Beds Exhibited by Modern Redesign Project in Belgium

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Information provided via e-mail by VAN STAEYEN Interior Architects; Photography: Luc Roymans] The post Ingenious Built-in Beds Exhibited by Modern Redesign Project in Belgium appeared first on Freshome.com. Two adjacent bedrooms with a bathroom in between have been successfully converted into modern sleeping areas inspired by an alpine chalet in a project called MAT.

Floating Island in Belgium Drives People to the Waterside

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OBBA Architects collaborated with Studio DERTIEN 12 for the design of The Floating Island, an urban installation in the charming town of Bruges, Belgium. The post Floating Island in Belgium Drives People to the Waterside appeared first on Freshome.com. By building a twisting pavilion on one of the city canals, the architects tried to blur the line between land and water and drive people to the waterside.

Intriguing Three Garden Home in Belgium Revealing a Serene Life Balance

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Positioned right on the edge of a residential area in De Pinte, Belgium, this intriguing home neighbors an enchanting small forest gathering all the benefits and pouring them inside. The post Intriguing Three Garden Home in Belgium Revealing a Serene Life Balance appeared first on Freshome.com. Architecture Belgium De Pinte Dieter De Vos Architecten intriguing home Villa Moerkensheide

Barnwood Adds Warmth to Modern Glass Retreat in Belgium

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Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects shared photos and information about the Graafjansdijk House , a modern project they envisioned in Knokke, Belgium. Photography by Govaert & Vanhoutte] The post Barnwood Adds Warmth to Modern Glass Retreat in Belgium appeared first on Freshome.com. The building, near the Netherlands border, was constructed in a rural area overlooking a meadow. From afar, one can make out a contemporary silhouette, developed mostly horizontally.

Form Fitted Fixtures

Diary of a Tile Addict

In Blankenbergue Square, Belgium, a collection of curious shapes gather – a scattered family of boulders collectively named “Kneaded Memory” – designed to comment on the fading use of architectural decoration, particularly in regards to traditional materials (such as tiles) and decorative façades. Kneaded Memory”, Beaufort04, Belgium, 2012 / Public ART, Porto Cit, Portugal, 2015.

Eclectic Penthouse in Belgium Reveals Surprises in Every Room

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This eclectic penthouse in Ghent, Belgium, was designed by creative agency DIFT. Photography by ROS ] The post Eclectic Penthouse in Belgium Reveals Surprises in Every Room appeared first on Freshome.com. The four-bedroom apartment, dubbed WATT , had been vacant office space on the top floor of a three-story building. Its interiors combine vintage and contemporary elements. In the living room, a modular sofa takes center stage.

Energy-Efficient Leeuw House In Belgium Adapted To Its Countryside Landscape

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Located in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium, the 290 square-meter residence is built with the highest energy-efficiency standards in mind. The post Energy-Efficient Leeuw House In Belgium Adapted To Its Countryside Landscape appeared first on Freshome.com. Leeuw House by NU architectuuratelier is an example of a modern building cleverly integrated in a countryside landscape.

Striking Home Extension Creatively Enhancing a Pavilion-Type Residence in Belgium

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House AND is the result of an inspiring home extension implemented by adn Architectures in Anderlues, Belgium. The residence is one of the many pavilion type homes widely produced in Belgium. The post Striking Home Extension Creatively Enhancing a Pavilion-Type Residence in Belgium appeared first on Freshome.com.

Jacobs to Upgrade BP Chembel’s Facilities in Geel, Belgium

The A to Z of Building

for basic and detailed engineering services to upgrade its facilities in Geel, Belgium. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today that it received a contract from BP Chembel N.V. Under the terms

Every Day Is a Staycation in This Minimalist Home in Belgium

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Dutch firm JUMA Architects completed the conversion of a 1976 bungalow in Belgium into a modern villa with a peaceful ambiance. ” [Photos courtesy of Juma Architects] The post Every Day Is a Staycation in This Minimalist Home in Belgium appeared first on Freshome.com. Entitled Project K , the residence features minimalist interiors, with bright finishes and a harmonious design scheme throughout.

A Modern Farmhouse with Historic Walls

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House Aartrijke is a former farmhouse in Zedelgem, an agricultural part of Belgium. Architecture Belgium contemporary extension FarmhouseArchitect Atelier Tom Vanhee created this modern farmhouse barn by adjoining the old building with a modern extension, seamlessly blending old and new styles together under a pitched roof.

This Living Roof Literally Rises From the Lawn

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Surrounded by more traditional dwellings in its neighborhood in Ghent, Belgium, the House Pibo seems to be just now rising out of the grass. “Unlike most single family houses in Belgium OYO started with the idea of positioning the living rooms on top of the bedrooms.” What do you think of the overall design and layout of this project in Belgium? Architecture Belgium Living Roof minimalist residence Modern House

ABK Group completes acquisition in France

Ceramics of Italy

“Our closer proximity to the biggest markets for this type of product, namely France, Belgium, Germany, the UK and the Netherlands, will bring us major advantages in terms of logistics and transport costs,” notes Fabbri.

Harbour House In Antwerp Looks to the Future

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Zaha Hadid Architects was the mastermind behind this renovation and addition to the Port House of Antwerp, Belgium. Architecture Belgium expansion facade future expansionsThis dramatic addition to the Antwerp skyline took almost a decade to plan and build. The geometric glass and steel structure, which reflects the many colors of the sky throughout the day, is delicately balanced above the port house.

It’s Time for “Glamping”!

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Inspiration Interiors Neutrals Pattern Window Treatments Belgium Clayoquot Costa Rica glampinghub.com Leeds Castle Spain Only 3 more days until school starts, (no not for me), but for the Fashionista. Tick…tock…tick.tock…(that is the sound of the academic countdown). It was a great summer, and all we did was vacation, at the Beach, Disney, and then we hopped on a plane and flew to upstate NY to spend some time with […].

A Clean Slate: How Rough Slate Can Have a Clean Aesthetic

Architectural Ceramics

European countries that are lesser known but also offer slate quarries are Belgium, Germany, Italy and Wales. Notebooks, pencils, backpacks — August is a time when school supplies hit the shelves; and parents and kids alike stock up to prepare for the new year. Parents get their clean house back, and kids get to start off the new school year with a clean slate. Let’s hope they did their summer reading assignments, right?

Avente Tile Talk: Christmas Greetings from Avente Tile

Tile Talk

Here are wonderful examples of how Christmas is celebrated worldwide: Belgium: The children believe kindly Saint Nicholas will bring them their presents. Monday, December 23, 2013. Christmas Greetings from Avente Tile. This homes entry is cheerfully decorated to welcome Christmas guests. As I get older, I realize how much faster time seems to be flying by when one day it’s Halloween, and the next it’s Christmas Eve!

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À cœur vaillant rien d’impossible

Entra Magazine

In the September/October issue, we''ll be taking you inside her modernist, contemporary art-filled home in Belgium. ? ?In our debut issue, we took you inside Château du Troncq, a privately owned and lovingly restored monument historique in the heart of Normandy. Looking back through the feature (it''s one of my most favorite) I realized that we''d not shown several of the landscape shots sent to us by photographer Mireille Roobaert.

Paris-based Ceramic Custodians

Diary of a Tile Addict

The original was painted in Anvers (nowadays in Belgium) around 1530. Delft-style Multi-tile landscape, 3,450 by 1,500mm, by Almaviva. Almaviva is a Paris-based tile atelier that makes Delft tiles, azulejo panels and a huge diversity of hand-made glazed tiles in a variety of time-honoured designs. Garden seat decorated with earthenware tiles by Almaviva.

Innovative Pivoting Doors Double as Room Dividers

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Belgium-based Anyway Doors created these modern pivoting doors that revolve around a central hinge. Designed to fit both new construction and renovation projects, the innovative doors double as room dividers. The company has been studying the applications of modern interior doors since 1995. The hinges are hidden in the door panel, making them practically invisible. They operate in both directions, allowing the doors to revolve 360 degrees.

Patented Innovative Window System Slides Around Corners

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Or the multifaceted concrete house in Belgium boasting 18 huge windows? From mesmerizing floor-to-ceiling windows to fully glazed panoramic homes , this desire to live in spaces flooded by light is a basic human need successfully crafted into modern solutions. We’ve seen our fair share of seamless connections between inside and outside, but this innovative window system from Vitrosca reaches perfection.

Check Out These 15 No-Closet and Tiny Closet Ideas That Work

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Image: Elle Belgium This studio apartment features a ceiling-mounted copper pipe fixture that serves as a clothing rack. Do you have a tiny closet? No closet at all? Getting ready isn’t any fun when there’s no organized space for your clothes. But don’t fret—there are some great solutions you can utilize to maximize your tiny closet space, or even create a closet when you don’t have one! Organizing your tiny closet Keep your wardrobe down to the daily basics.

Top 10 Contemporary Artists for 2014 Announced by Artist Become

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Polish artist Justyna Kopania is on top of the list, with Belgium artist Pol Ledent taking second place. Pol Ledent , Belgium. Curious about who ranks the highest in the world of contemporary art? Artist Become , the online artist community that showcases art of both established and emerging artists from around the world (owned and managed by overstockArt ), has just released it’s Top 10 Contemporary Artists List for 2014.

March: San Francisco

The Perfect Bath

The vision is all Sam and exploits her discovery of three things; inspiration from an internship at Chez Panisse, purchase of an enormous display cabinet from a monastery in Ghent, Belgium and a love affair with the oil paintings of meat by Carrie Mae Smith. It is so exciting to discover a shop that is both original and inspiring. MARCH located on Sacramento Street in San Francisco is just such a place. MARCH is the brain-child of Sam Hamilton, a graduate of the Ralph Lauren enterprise.

Cedar Shingles Cascading Down a Modern Courtyard House

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Carefully designed to display a contemporary but private front facade, this modern residence in Kortrijk, Belgium, is a volumetric collection of s [.] -->. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. Freshome. Freshome. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. ★ Sign in. Cedar Shingles Cascading Down a Modern Courtyard House. Facebook Twitter. Next Post. -->.

1970s Oceanview Kit House Upgraded to Elegant Family Home

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Elegant Approach to Family Home Design in Belgium: House K. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. Freshome. Freshome. Best Of. Apartments. Architecture. Bedroom. Furniture. Ideas. Kitchen. Living Room. Bathroom. ★ Sign in. 1970s Oceanview Kit House Upgraded to Elegant Family Home. Facebook Twitter. Next Post. Architecture › 1970s Oceanview Kit House Upgraded to Elegant Family Home. Facebook Twitter. +.

The Red Ball Playhouse – Profile

Life of an Architect

First up is Levente Skulteti from Brussels, Belgium – I sent some questions off to the designers whose playhouses won in an effort to find out a little bit more about the types of people who took advantage of their design skills and their time to enter the 2014 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition. The 3rd annual 2014 Life of an Architect ‘Playhouse Design Competition’ is just about over … and things have been amazing, far more exciting and rewarding than I had hoped.

Love to learn?

Entra Magazine

Van der Schueren, who was born in Belgium, has been collecting education charts since she was a child, and it’s a passion she’s turned into a most curious and visually engaging new book. “ Then do we have the book for you. For those excited by the more, ahem, nerdy pursuits (history, botany and zoology, for example), we bring you The Art of Instruction , by Katrien Van der Schueren, owner of the eclectic gallery voila! in Los Angeles, and published this month by Chronicle.

Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition 2015

Life of an Architect

The Red Ball Playhouse – designed and submitted by Levente Skulteti from Brussels, Belgium. I’ve thinking and working on this for almost 8 months and the time is finally here. It’s time for the 4th Annual Life of an Architect Playhouse Competition!! Last years event was a spectacular success and I am hopeful that we can have similar – and possibly greater involvement this year. At the end of last years playhouse competition, we were able to build two playhouses.

2014 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition - The Winners

Life of an Architect

1st Place Winner Levente Skulteti - The Red Ball Playhouse Brussels, Belgium I am a 34 year-old Hungarian architect and I currently live in Brussels. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

The Finalists ? LoaA 2014 Playhouse Design Competition

Life of an Architect

Designer : Levente Skulteti – Brussels, Belgium Bio : I am a 34 yo Hungarian architect and currently I live in Brussels. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

Decorator On Demand: Paris Time

Decorator on Demand

My Mom and I arrived in Belgium and of course immediately had to taste all that they are known for.Chocolates, beer, french fries and waffles, almost in that order and you know what.They are all better there! :). I used to live in Belgium and I miss it. Pages. About Me. Services. Process. Input Form. Advertise. Contact. Thursday, November 3, 2011. Paris Time.

The Great Kitchen Adventure Starts Now | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Heather Hi i’m an American-trained architect now living and working in Belgium. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect? Home / Kitchen / The Great Kitchen Adventure Starts Now The Great Kitchen Adventure Starts Now Bob Borson — May 1, 2014 — 68 Comments Kitchens are one of the most important rooms of the house. They are frequently the center of activity and the launching point for everyone’s day.

Letters from a traveling Architecture Student | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

My three children spent several summers with their cousins, once stationed in Germany and once in Belgium. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?

Time2Design: Wallpaper Wednesday | Given Campbell

Time2Design

And h er client list includes MTV , ABC Television, as well as the Wine Inns chain of pubs and wine shops in Belfast and the UK - not to mention a host of other clients are in Belgium, Germany, and London. PAGES. SLIDESHOW. FOLLOW. CONTACT. ABOUT. Wallpaper Wednesday | Given Campbell. In March 2011, I connected with Given Campbell on twitter, and it was there I discovered that Given is a custom wallpaper designer.