When Stijn and Annemie bought the listed school façade (anno 1908) with the vacant piece of land behind, they were already the fourth owners in a row. The other buyers hadn’t found a proper solution to build a contemporary house behind this facade.
Atelier Vens Vanbelle
Atelier Vens Vanbelle is an architectural practice based in Gent, Belgium.
The plot is situated at the end of a dead end street. Next to the plot the landscape begins to slope and you can enjoy a beautiful view. At the side and the back of the plot there is a footpath that is used sporadically by hikers. On the plot there is sun all day long. The Kevin house is built with split levels, which creates intriguing relationships between the various spaces.