Love Interior Design & Exotic Travel? Follow us..

Old meets sleek modern architectural design at La Branche

Luxury-Interior-Design-Belgium-Adelto-02

Heverlee-based architectural practice, Dmoa Architecten, has designed the La Branche project. The contemporary family home is located in Heverlee, Belgium.

According to the architects: “The project is a peaceful combination of old and new. The new part is a sober black canvas looking at the garden from behind the old walls. In several places remnant parts of the old walls are kept as garden elements, an aspect that strengthens the atmosphere.

Luxury-Interior-Design-Belgium-Adelto-01

“When you walk through the contemporary house you feel continuously that you are in a nexus between old and new.

Luxury-Interior-Design-Belgium-Adelto-03

“The project consists of the renovation of an old resting place for hunters in the woods of Heverlee, transforming it in an comfortable and modern dwelling for a family with four children. One of the three wings of the U-compositions was removed except of the facade wall, which remains with the name that gave title to the old refuge and now to its renovation ‘La Branche’.

Luxury-Interior-Design-Belgium-Adelto-07

“The sides made of brick contain the private rooms of the family meanwhile the dark volume accommodate the living and the kitchen in permanent connection with the pool and the outside garden.

Luxury-Interior-Design-Belgium-Adelto-06

“The dark colours of the interior design contrast with the high brightness that gets inside through the large windows.”

Images courtesy of Thomas Janssens

About

Assif is a luxury travel and design aficionado currently working as a BBC content producer. He holds an MA in journalism from the University of Leeds. He is partial to tea and cake - Yorkshire Tea Gold Blend please. His favourite trips include island hopping in the Seychelles, a mountain escape in Kashmir and getting lost in Hong Kong.

Assif is the current editor of Adelto Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @journolista.

Love Interior Design & Exotic Travel? Follow us..

March 27, 2014 | Property | View comments

- Other articles you may enjoy -

Sign up to the Adelto newsletter