All posts filed under “Projects

Papenhof

Simple and logical structure, free to adapt to the needs and wishes of the users. When defining a row house the danger exist to only use the boundaries that are given, this leading towards a separation of spaces within the house leaving out any form […]

BeursPARK

Images courtesy of OMA Design prepared for the City of Bruges in the framework of the “Design & Build” comission for the development of the exhibition site in Bruges – 2016/2017 On December 6, 2017, the city of Brugge announced the winning submission for the […]

Groendreef

CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPE The Groendreef landscape embodies a continuity of the adjacent park over the site onto the new neighbourhood. A car-free green rolling landscape for residents, visitors and passers-bye to stroll and relax. A resting point in the city, a transition towards the park. Groendreef […]

Eye Clinic

The ambition of the users is to have a modern Eye Clinic that can withstand the test of time. How could we make this visible for the patients at the front of the building? Is there a possibility to guide patients visually? Could we make […]

Police station Drie Hofsteden

The new police station Drie Hofsteden is an anchor point within the neighborhood, community and the city of Kortrijk. It acts as an open house. Questioning can we define a police station which sits in the heart of a community and binds it? An intervention […]

BAS

BAS is a small spatial intervention where we re-use an existing barn and convert it into a small event space. We kept the existing structure of the barn and made an intervention by refurbishing the exterior facade. Using black wood for the facade we tried […]

Polytoren

With the ambition of becoming a tech campus in the center of Europe the Polytoren will become a space for startups, innovative companies and driven businesses that form an inspiring community to work in. The future of the Polytoren is determined by re-using the existing […]

Park

In Flanders, the possibility to build your house on your own ground is getting slimmer every day. Because of the big diversity of the way we live in our houses we need to find new forms of living. This design tries to formulate an answer […]

HotOff

HotOff is an amalgamation of a Hotel/Office leaving the possibility open to define its future intervention. Reducing the noise impact of the highway, in the close proximity, and keeping the vistas from the city center towards the surrounding landscape open we defined a slim contour […]

Terranova

The office building Terranova is conceived as a two part building to fulfill the required energetic and usage ambition. The representative part of the building is facing the street while the storage and maintenance part of the building is facing the Terranova site which is […]

M-House

M-House

M-House combines heritage with modern family life. With its confinements of keeping the existing façade the character of the building must be, for the largest part, kept intact. Maintaining historical qualities and turning it into an modern family house are the focus points for the […]

Le Toison d’Or

Le Toison d’Or is a hybridization of a traditional building-block typology and a mixed-use development with a retail podium. Located on the Avenue de la Toison d’Or between two historical gates (the Porte Louise and the Port de Namur), the mixed-use complex integrates into the […]

European School

The design for the European School envisages a unique typology by means of integrating three levels of schooling into one building. A nursery school, and primary and secondary schools are brought together around a main central square, referencing other European institutes in Strasbourg. The interpersonal […]

Brussels Airport Connector

The design for the Brussels Airport Connector Building focuses on providing a highly efficient, flexible infrastructural element that connects to and negotiates the existing airport architecture. The connector is part of the future ambition of the Brussels Airport to create a European hub in Brussels. […]

Split Houses

Split/Houses

As a result of the urban regulations the volume reflects two simple houses. But what one would not suspect is that the interior division between houses is not a straight line, which in the end needed a smart answer how to use it instead of […]

Forest Tower

Forest Tower

What can a financially under-achieving country estate gain from building an observation tower and a connecting tunnel under the road that splits the park in two? Will it attract the desired 50,000 visitors per year with the associated income, and will this extra income be […]

Culture Cluster

Cultural Cluster

The destruction caused by the fireworks explosion of May 13th 2000 resulted in a number of Enschede’s industrial monuments becoming so badly damaged, that evidence of the city’s textile history suddenly became scarce. Meanwhile, cultural institutions such as the Textile Museum, the Natural Museum and […]