Renovation of 3 eclectic buildings
First prize in a competition by AG Vespa.
Design Team: Dirk Somers, Sander Laureys, Gosia Olchowska, Henk Jan Imhoff, Carole Boeckx, Sidse Hald, Wim Boesten en Christopher Permain
In collaboration with Barbara Van Der Wee Architects.
Photography: Filip Dujardin
3 historical buildings along the Leysstraat in Antwerp
An eclectic facade: 19th century variations on style features.
19th century variations: chimney pieces
Bas-relief of the entry hall.
Opportunistic plan of the 2nd floor.
Visualisation of the chimney-doorway.
Bas-relief of the chimney as a doorway.
Walk trough kitchen cupboard.
A window in a chimney.
Section of a bathroom in a former staircase.
Living room with terrace at the back side.
Study of doors
A monumental kitchen
A bed in a wooden mantelpiece.
A folding screen in a bathroom
A rooftop apartment
The new mezzanine
View into the shower-tower