These Two 19th Century Homes In Belgium Were Combined Into One And Given A Contemporary Update

Architecture firm K2A, have completed the renovation of two very narrow houses that were in poor condition in Brussels, and transformed them into a larger house with a back garden. #ModernArchitecture #Renovation #Extension

Photography by Nicolas Schimp

 

Architecture firm K2A, have completed the renovation of two very narrow houses that were in poor condition in Brussels, transforming them into a larger house with a back garden.

 

The front 19th century brick facade belonging to a row of similar houses was restored and was essentially left untouched, however the rear facade was heavily renovated.

Before Pics - Architecture firm K2A, have completed the renovation of two very narrow houses that were in poor condition in Brussels, and transformed them into a larger house with a back garden. #Architecture

Photography by K2A

The interior of the property was completed gutted, giving the architects a blank shell to work within.


Before Pics - Architecture firm K2A, have completed the renovation of two very narrow houses that were in poor condition in Brussels, and transformed them into a larger house with a back garden. #Architecture

Photography by K2A

The renovation allowed for a new extension to the back of the house, which has large sliding glass doors that open to the updated rear garden.


The renovation of this brick home allowed for a new extension to the back of the house, which has large sliding glass doors that open to the updated rear garden. #ModernArchitecture #Landscaping

Photography by Nicolas Schimp

The garden has been landscaped with various levels, creating places for the home owners to relax in the lounge, or take in the mural on the back brick wall.


This modern garden has been landscaped with various levels, creating places for the home owners to relax in the lounge, or take in the mural on the back brick wall. #Landscaping #GardenDesign

Photography by Nicolas Schimp

The extension with its sliding glass wall connects the dining room and kitchen to the back garden.


This modern house extension has a sliding glass wall that connects the dining room and kitchen to the back garden. #ModernHouseExtension #SlidingGlassWall

Photography by Nicolas Schimp

Adjacent to the dining room is the living room with a fireplace, and windows that look out towards the street.


This contemporary living room has a fireplace and windows that look out towards the street. #LivingRoom #Fireplace

Photography by Oana Crainic

Stairs by the front door connect the multiple levels of the house.


Light colored stairs by the front door of this modern home connect the multiple levels of the house, and contrast the dark walls. #Stairs #StairDesign

Photography by Oana Crainic

Large windows allow natural light to filter through to the interior, and by this window, a simple bench is positioned to take advantage of the garden views.


Large windows allow natural light to filter through to the interior of this modern house, and by this window, a simple bench is positioned to take advantage of the garden views. #WindowSeat #Window

Photography by Oana Crainic

In the master bathroom, a double vanity with built-in sinks complements the freestanding bathtub.


In this master bathroom, a double vanity with built-in sinks complements the freestanding bathtub. #BathroomDesign

Photography by Nicolas Schimp

On the opposite side of the bathroom is a walk-in shower that’s enclosed behind a glass shower screen.


This modern bathroom has wood floors and a walk-in shower that's enclosed behind a glass shower screen. #BathroomDesign #ModernBathroom #ModernShower

Photography by Oana Crainic

Thin metal stairs lead to a home office, with a large painted brick wall and wood shelving.


Thin metal stairs in this modern house lead to a home office, with a large painted brick wall and wood shelving. #HomeOffice #Stairs

Photography by Oana Crainic | Architect: K2A | Landscape: Denis Dujardin | Decoration: Permis de Construire

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