Îlot Sacré

Brussel
Bild © Marie-Noëlle Dailly
Bild © Marie-Noëlle Dailly
Bild © Marie-Noëlle Dailly
Bild © Marie-Noëlle Dailly
Bild © Marie-Noëlle Dailly
Bild © Marie-Noëlle Dailly
Bild © Marie-Noëlle Dailly
Bild © Marie-Noëlle Dailly
Bild © Marie-Noëlle Dailly
Bild © Simon Schmitt
Visualisierung © Pixelab
Visualisierung © DDS+
Visualisierung © DDS+
Visualisierung © DDS+
Architekten
DDS+
Standort
1000 Brussel
Jahr
2017
Bauherrschaft
Galika

Just steps from the Grand Place in Brussels, “Îlot Sacré” has breathed new purpose into one of the rare remaining fallow pieces of land within the UNESCO world heritage perimeter in the Belgian capital. Our project is based upon the historical urban fabric, and recreates a pedestrian network that literally repairs the neighbourhood, while creating a pleasant semi-public square for the inhabitants. Traditional and sustainable construction materials are used. Architecture is sharp and contemporary, yet in a dynamic dialogue with the context, as the choice of construction materials, stylistic elements, colours, gauge, is rooted in the surrounding built heritage.
In light of the project’s residential function, the block’s interior has a quiet and intimate feeling. The lower part of the façade, next to which pedestrians stroll along the alleys, is composed of a regular superimposition of vertical windows that evokes Brussels architecture and underlines the equilibrium of the space. The top floor apartments are recessed and finished in dark grey slate. The gable-roofed volumes reflect the neighbourhood’s existing architecture at the same time maintaining a deliberately modern and individual character, which is accentuated by the free treatment of the window openings. They appear to be “freestanding rooftop houses”.

Dazugehörige Projekte

  • Herman Miller National Showroom
    Krueck Sexton Partners
  • The Ark, Condominiums
    Form4 Architecture
  • SFMOMA Rooftop Garden
    Jensen Architects
  • Kokoris Residence
    Jensen Architects
  • Turner Duckworth Offices
    Jensen Architects

Magazin

Andere Projekte von DDS+

Oude Dokken
Ghent
Site Van Oost
Schaerbeek (Brussels)
Leuze Prison
Leuze-en-Hainaut
Îlot Sacré
Brussels
Youth Village Farm Lab
Milan, Italien
Rive Gauche
Charleroi