Typology

Micro Mending

Program

Residential Building

Location

BE
Brussels

Year

2019

Status

Built

Budget in €

220 000 

Size in sqm

200

Selection Process

Direct commission

Client

Confidential

Construction Company

Elite constructing

Team

Pierre Escobar

Photo Credits

Maxime Delvaux

Foulons

: A House of Apartments

The goal of this project was to create a prototype for the transformation of a urban house into a small apartments building. This typological change typically stands for the transformation of cities today.

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The main gesture was to assemble all technical programmes into one compact and vertical block. That block becomes the structuring element of the different apartments. The wooden ”moucharabieh“ becomes the implicit limit between the vertical block and the living space.

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