Belgium

1960s modernism: Renaat Braem-designed property in Ranst, Antwerp, Belgium

Now this is striking. Thankfully the inside is just as cool as the outside of this Renaat Braem-designed property in Ranst, Antwerp, Belgium. Obviously I’m wondering where to start with this one, but I’ll kick off with curves. Yes, the roof of course, but also the walls of the house and the balcony areas too. […]

1920s modernism: Five-bedroom property in Uccle, Belgium

No mention of an architect’s name here, but this 1920s modernist property in Uccle, Belgium is still one to check out. Amazingly, this place dates back to 1929 and as you can imagine, was probably quite a statement back in the day. Even now, this is an incredibly contemporary design. Of course, that is in […]

Airbnb find: 1970s Julian Lampens-designed brutalist property in Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium

How does a weekend or brutalism grab you? If it does, get yourself booked into the the 1970s Julian Lampens-designed House Van Wassenhove in Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium. According to the owner, this is ‘one of the most radical residences ever built in Belgium’ and the work of architect Julian Lampens, who oversaw construction of this house […]

On the market: 1930s Leon Stynen-designed modernist property in Schoten, Antwerp, Belgium

When we feature houses from the 1930s, the overriding demand from readers is the presence of original features. We can safely say you will not be disappointed with this 1930s Leon Stynen-designed modernist property in Schoten, Antwerp, Belgium. This is an architectural gem packed with period detailing. If you love the era, this is a […]

On the market: Bruno Erpicum-designed modernist property in Rhode Saint Genese, Belgium

When it comes to impact, few places can match this Bruno Erpicum-designed modernist property in Rhode Saint Genese, Belgium. Located not fair from Brussels, this isn’t just one house, it is actually three pieces of minimalist modernism. all found on 50 acres of land and seemingly built into that manicured landscape. If you are blown […]

On the market: 1960s Marc Dessauvage-designed modernist property in Kapellen, Belgium

I love so much about this 1960s Marc Dessauvage-designed modernist property in Kapellen, Belgium. I just hope it finds a sympathetic buyer. In a picturesque and wooded location you’ll find this a house very much of its era and incredibly understated in style. That’s a good thing by the way. So many details worth mentioning […]

Coussée & Goris and RCR Arquitectes use iron-coloured concrete for Belgian crematorium


A+Awards: the next project in our collaboration with Architizer is a tinted concrete and steel crematorium in Holsbeek, Belgium, which was named as one of the winners in the religious buildings and memorials category at the 2016 A+Awards (+ slideshow). (more…)