For the internal conversion of a old rural house in Afsnee, JUMA sought to strike a balance between the authentic elements of the house and a newly designed contemporary interior. In the old situation, the large open spaces were last used as offices. JUMA transformed them into a logical sequence of warmly furnished living areas.
JUMA Architects is a Gent based architecture firm founded by Mathieu Luyens & Julie van De Keere in 2009 with a focus on creating well-crafted and custom made structures. Our aesthetics are modern and minimal with careful usage of light, space, emotion and the unique characteristics of each location. It is our misson to efficiently deliver a project from the first planning stages through to the fine detailing of materials and furniture design.
Our specific approach allows us to be passionate designers and functional builders while efficiently creating a cost effective and personal structure for our clients.
Penthouse O is a private residence designed in 2016 by JUMA Architects, a Gent based architecture firm founded by Mathieu Luyens & Julie van De Keere in 2009. This new penthouse was bought on plan from a project developer. The client came to JUMA for the entire redesign of the proposed interior. The complete new layout […]
A dilapidated old town house was thoroughly rebuilt and renovated by JUMA architects with due respect for the past. The house is located in Bruges, Belgium. Description by JUMA: The proximity of the water adds to the serene atmosphere that permeates the streetscape. This feeling is brought inside through the refined and well-balanced design JUMA realized […]
JUMA Architects transformed a typical 1976 bungalow into a contemporary Belgium villa with a pleasant holiday feeling. Nothing remains of the original layout. The changes start with the entrance door, which has been moved to a different location. The stairs to the basement and the attic were removed and replaced by two stair hatches, freeing […]
This is an old farmhouse recently renovated by Belgian studio JUMA Architects. For the thorough renovation of an old farm, JUMA Architects set out in search of the perfect balance between old and new. In its previous state, the house – which did have a cosy feel – was entirely lacking in terms of spaciousness, […]