Inspired by the beautiful panoramic view of the River Schelde and the bluestone along the gray quayside, the Concrete Penthouse project is arranged around the axes of its views and volumes allowing each zone to take advantage of this spectacular location.
Vincent Van Duysen Architects
Vincent Van Duysen was born 1962 in Lokeren, Belgium. He attended Architecture school at the Architecture Institute Saint-Lucas in Ghent and founded his design studio in Antwerp in 1990. From the onset there has been a great interest in interior design with mostly residential projects - a complete architectural product with subtle transitions between architecture and interior design combined with a spatial design attitude that always searches the essence.
A project to convert a farm (consisting of a farm house, 2 large barns and 3 small outbuildings) into a house, for a family with two children, was developed respecting the tradition of Flemish rural architecture with a very contemporary approach to the plan. A plan that hardly suggested the classic farmhouse with irregularly overhanging […]