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Coupure / Interchangeable undefined appartments, lofts & offices / 2002 / Ghent

Renovating an existing roof is simply using the best located piece of a building because of light, views and a free floorplan.
An extension of a building works best as a visual interference of two separate parts, one part has aura on the other part, together they act as a "gestalt".
Expanding functionalities is part of the emancipative discourse of contemporary architecture. For example: extending continuous windows and window sills to 1 m wide worktops turn each window into a meter-long, daylight-winning workplace for the benefit of personal development.
Renovating an existing roof is simply using the best located piece of a building because of light, views and a free floorplan.
Mastery of techniques and materials makes the architect more than once a master of the impossible.
Renovating an existing roof is simply using the best located piece of a building because of light, views and a free floorplan.
An extension of a building works best as a visual interference of two separate parts, one part has aura on the other part, together they act as a "gestalt".
Flexible and multifunctional concepts contained within a fixed architectural envelope that can be utilized in many different ways, uses less material in a more productive way, now and later.
A paradigm shift: more than the inward-oriented function of protection, a roof is the architecturally best outward-facing place of a building.
Providing large windows is the first guarantee for spatial quality.
If you want flexibility and multifunctionality, there must be abundant light everywhere
An extension of a building works best as a visual interference of two separate parts, one part has aura on the other part, together they act as a "gestalt".
Flexible and multifunctional concepts contained within a fixed architectural envelope that can be utilized in many different ways, uses less material in a more productive way, now and later.
A paradigm shift: more than the inward-oriented function of protection, a roof is the architecturally best outward-facing place of a building.