// arthitectural / refurbishment
  • Built in the early 1930s, maintaining the integrity of the scale and form of the original building was a priority. Retaining the roofline, as well as preserving and repairing the existing brick, allows the building to blend with the houses that line the street. Yet, there was a desire to allow for modern interior elements […]


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  • Following the years after the civil war, the economic perils did not allow the city to expand and yet Barcelona experienced a considerable increase of population. Barcelona’s industrial past allowed it to recover slightly quicker than the rural, more agriculture-based economies of the rest of the country, attracting many families that were in search of […]


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The facade of this hundred year old farmhouse in the centre of the Dutch province of Utrecht (the green heart) raises memories of the past. Not too long ago there was livestock in the stables, and the haystack in the yard was filled with hay. On the outside nothing seems to have changed. The former […]


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This project concerns a full renovation of a typical Brussels house. The triplex takes advantage of the garden by orientating the living area towards it. The former basement-kitchen is completely refurbished and an extension allows enlarging the living room to the garden. A terrace situated on the roof of the living room is directly linked […]


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VOLT Berlin: Future Urban Home of brands, lifestyle, food & leisure, Berlin, Germany J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten has been named the winner of the invited competition for Volt Berlin, a new concept for a location for shopping and urban experience near Berlin’s Alexanderplatz. The experience cluster is a fusion concept combining a multi-brand […]


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