'(Away from it all) here, there and everywhere' Lawrence Weiner
Retreat invokes more than escape : we retreat to contemplate, reflect and create, to harness the creativity and focus we sometimes lack.
My loft proposes a 21st century " machine for living ", concealing what isn‘ t immediately necessary, eliminating visual distractions and quadrupling its spatial effectiveness.
Published in Frame (the Netherlands), PI (the Netherlands), De Architect (the Netherlands), Weekend Knack (Belgium), Elle Decor Italia (Itali), Beta-plus Hedendaagse architectuur & interieurs 2011 (Belgium), Euregio architecture Crossing borders (Belgium) , IW 83 Taiwan, 150 Best Minimalist House Ideas Harpercollinspublishers (New York)
eyewear shop-eyecare center maastricht the netherlands 2010 380 m2
Sometimes we open our eyes to see the world. Sometimes we close our eyes to dream the world.
'A thought in light braille of light, as debris of stars, thrown on blind volumes. Architecture that dances in lightness, in weightlessness. Architecture that tries to escape from a heavy world.' Bassam El Okeily
In association with architect Bassam El Okeily
Published in Frame (the Netherlands), de Architect (the Netherlands), Weekend Knack (Belgium), PI (the Netherlands), Summa+ (Argentina), A10 ( the Netherlands)
office of diamedia minds hasselt belgium 2011 105 m2
'Once, work was serious. Play was the very opposite. You worked or played, were occupied or idle. All that changed now. Fun and fresh air are introduced into the workplace, and, conversely, playtime has become a very serious matter indeed.' Frame 64
Published in PI (the Netherlands), De Architect (the Netherlands), Innovative Office Design 2013 LinksBooks Barcelona (Spain) cover p 252-258 Diamedia Minds Offices
Living among the trees. The house is designed to be filled with sunlight. The trees’ leaves protect the house from direct sunlight in the summer, the bare branches allow sunshine to warm the house in the winter.
Above all, the trees enhance the quality of the environment inside the house and create a close relationship between people and nature.
Published in Kunst & Architectuur in Genk 2007-2009 cahier 6 , Decors 1055 Selected by Vai 'Dag van de architectuur' 2009
Photo: Tim Van de Velde- Philippe Van Gelooven & Dennis Brebels