LENS°ASS architecten: valerie traan
LENS°ASS architecten: valerie traan LENS°ASS architecten: valerie traan
jun 27, 2012

LENS°ASS architecten: valerie traan

‘valerie traan’ by LENS°ASS architecten, antwerp, belgium images courtesy of valerie traan image © verne photography

belgian practice LENS°ASS architecten has completed ‘valerie traan‘, a gallery and dwelling in antwerp, belgium. the space consists of a series of outdoor and indoor areas which feature products by designers and artists, blurring the lines between the two disciplines. the glass partition faces onto a patio which is accessed through two large doors. the detail allows for uninterrupted views to the garden developed by ssa/xx (kris coremans and guy châtel), as well as natural light to penetrate the interior. coremans and châtel’s courtyard consists of a cement platform which rests on a pebble filled square is slightly raised with projecting bench providing visitors a resting spot for contemplation.

the public and semi-private zones are separated via a subtle glass partition and open kitchen. the plywood cabinets, stainless steel surfaces and cement flooring create a visual transition between the modern gallery and the residence which features rustic and traditional elements. circulation to the other rooms is found through a linear hallway which leads directly into dining area and living space with original brick herringbone tiling.

courtyardimage © verne photography

the master bedroom and ensuite are located on the upper floor which is accessed through a single stairway through the gallery. the bathroom features an open black shower with a partial cement wall detailed white cabinets adhered to different levels on the walls. the walk-in-closet is linked to the sleeping quarters which is painted in dark neutral tones with yellow accents sprinkled within the small alcove areas.

image © verne photography

(left) fireplace (right) french doors leading to patioimage © verne photography

dining areaimage © verne photography

living areaimage © verne photography

kitchenimage © verne photography

image © verne photography

art pieces by muller-van severenimage © verne photography

image © verne photography

double height ceilingimage © verne photography

(left) open shower (right) collection of wall cabinetsimage © verne photography

(left) bedroom (right) walk-in-closetimage © verne photography

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  • Selon mon entendement, après prise de connaissance d’autres projets, LENS°ASS architecten me semblent être des grands architectes, et des artistes. Quel bonheur, extraordinaires. Merci.

    Bruno de Paris says:
  • Serene.. I better not show this to my wife.


    Jim C. says:
  • spectacular!!!!

    andrew says:

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