BKMN
Nicolas da Silva Lucas

BKMN

Bauclub as Architects

BKMN is a transformation of a townhouse in Brussels. The desire of the clients was to enhance the connection to the garden and improve the natural light.
The project benefits from a particular pivot position and takes advantage of the imposed conditions. 

photo_credit Nicolas da Silva Lucas
Nicolas da Silva Lucas
photo_credit Nicolas da Silva Lucas
Nicolas da Silva Lucas

The suggested response highlights the existing situation by simply covering the hollow space with a roof. The created volume allows a clear reading of space and the relationship between exterior and interior. Through the intervention, the new spaces are expanded and differentiated while strongly linked to each other. 
The challenge was to preserve as much as possible the identity of the existing elements and adapting them to the new functional and energetical requirements of a current dwelling. 

photo_credit Nicolas da Silva Lucas
Nicolas da Silva Lucas
photo_credit Nicolas da Silva Lucas
Nicolas da Silva Lucas

Everything is left in place and the opportunity was taken to reuse, to reinterpret and to show everything. Spaces are explained, clear and didactic. 

photo_credit Nicolas da Silva Lucas
Nicolas da Silva Lucas
photo_credit Nicolas da Silva Lucas
Nicolas da Silva Lucas

Team:

Architects: Bauclub

Photographer: Nicolas da Silva Lucas

Illustrations: Stephane De Groef & Bauclub 

photo_credit Nicolas da Silva Lucas
Nicolas da Silva Lucas
photo_credit Nicolas da Silva Lucas
Nicolas da Silva Lucas

Materials Used:

Facade cladding:  Ondulated/galvanized metal sheets, Arcelor
Flooring: Concrete
Windows: Aluminium framing, Reynaers SL38
Interior furniture:  2nd hand

photo_credit Nicolas da Silva Lucas
Nicolas da Silva Lucas
photo_credit Stephane De Groef & Bauclub
Stephane De Groef & Bauclub
photo_credit Stephane De Groef & Bauclub
Stephane De Groef & Bauclub
Project Credits
Products used in this project
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct name
Aluminium framing windowsReynaers Aluminium
Manufacturerszangra
light.020.wa.w
Ondulated/galvanized metal sheetsArcelorMittal Construction
Product Spec Sheet
Aluminium framing windows
Manufacturers
light.020.wa.w by zangra
Ondulated/galvanized metal sheets
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