Technical Study: House in Torhout, Belgium

MJVH Torhout external terrace

Source: Crispijn Van Sas

Marie-José Van Hee has created a refined concrete and timber fronted house above a Flemish dentist using a clever structural solution

In the small Flemish city of Torhout, the owners of a centrally located site ran a dental practice that was successfully operating from their existing ground-floor premises, but wanted to demolish and rebuild the residential accommodation above. Marie-José Van Hee has designed and recently completed a new house that seamlessly unifies the ground floor with the residence in a striking and highly refined composition.

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