In a two-stage barn conversion project, architect Xavier van der Heyden created a spacious family house that is a harmonious blend of the old and the new. The secret behind it? A logical master plan and love of natural materials allowing a contemporary design to be integrated into a rich architectural tradition.
Barn conversion project in Ottignies, Belgium © Dries Van den Brande
“The fired Blue Terca Paepesteen is a reference to the shades you can see in the double-fired facing bricks that were used in the original barn”, adds the architect.
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