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Åke Eson Lindman, Stefan Tuchila, Ulrich Schwarz

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an apartment building that reinterprets the traditional building type of Gothenburg, a Parisian building complex that combines living and working under one roof and an urban villa at an affordable price in Belgium.

House of the Governor: Apartment Building in Gothenburg

At the Qvillestaden apartment building, Bornstein Lyckefors have reinterpreted a traditional Gothenburg building type. The block concerned presents a sober face and subtle nuances of colour to the outside world; on the other hand, its courtyard lined in wooden slats offers many opportunities for encounter.

Client: Peab
Architects: Bornstein Lyckefors
Location: Herkulesgatan 19/ Hisingsgatan 10, 417 03 Göteborg (SW)

Living Upstairs, Working Downstairs: Soho La Chapelle in Paris

Nowadays, it’s rare in big cities for commercial and office tenants to live and work in the same building. Nevertheless, with their new building complex in the urban-development area of La Chapelle in Paris, Brenac & Gonzalez have brought this principle to life.

Client: Sogeprom
Architects: Brenac & Gonzalez & Associés, MOA Architecture
Planning of structural framework: Artelia
Location: Rue Lydia Becker, Paris (FR)

Urban Villa at a Low Price: Seniors’ Apartments in Heist-op-den-Berg

With their new building for a seniors’ home in Flanders, Atelier Kempe Thill and Daniel van Doorslaer have not economized with space, but rather with money. Thanks to the building’s compact shape and greater degree of prefabrication, they were able to use materials of higher quality.

Client: Emmaüs vzw
Architects: Atelier Kempe Thill/ Daniel van Doorslaer
Structural Engineering: UTIL Struktuurstudies
Location: Kerselaarlaan 19, BE 2220 Heist-op-den-Berg (BE)

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