• Private house

    Private house
    • © XDGA, photo Frans Parthesius
    • Private house

      For this private villa, XDGA looks to the often farcical and contradictory nature of the family house. The domestic vision of unity and order is frequently programmatically far more nuanced and chaotic. Here, the stable appearance of the exterior of the villa belies an interior composed almost entirely of moveable walls of varying solidity and translucency in an endless state of flux. Rooms can be manipulated, extended or dissolved completely assuming and accumulating new roles, new objects and new conditions. This domestic theatre plays out along one entirely glazed wall towards a tranquil and private wooded audience.

      BELGIAN PRIZE FOR ARCHITECTURE 2013, selection category ‘residential private’

      For this private villa, XDGA looks to the often farcical and contradictory nature of the family house. The domestic vision of unity and order is frequently programmatically far more nuanced and chaotic. Here, the stable …

    • © XDGA, photo Frans Parthesius
    • © XDGA
    • © XDGA, photo Frans Parthesius
    • © XDGA, photo Frans Parthesius
    • © XDGA, photo Frans Parthesius
    • © XDGA, photo Frans Parthesius
    • © XDGA, photo Frans Parthesius
    • © XDGA, photo Frans Parthesius
    • © XDGA, photo Frans Parthesius
    • 2005-2010068 Private house

      commission, built

      CityHoeilaart

      Programprivate house

      Year2005-2010

      Procedurecommission

      Statusbuilt

      Clientconfidential

      Total floor area320 m²

      Budget350.000 €

      Structural engineerEddy Henskens

      PhotographsFrans Parthesius