Atelier Vens Vanbelle : Alex Guesthouse

Created for a Belgian film producer, the “Guesthouse” imagined by Atelier Vens Vanbelle is an extension of remarkable architecture, contrasting with the owner's French-style main house. Including a bedroom, a living room and a projection room, the atypical set seems straight out of a film steampunk.

Alex wanted to decorate his garden located near the Schelde with an extension to his image: cinematic and atypical. Welcoming many guests into his home, this owner wanted to mark the spirit of his guests by offering them a living space with a few surprises. With its original shape and its coating in corten steel, the frame has an abstract character, similar to a submarine or a house straight out of a structure. steampunk.


On a surface of 150 square meters, the Atelier Vens Vanbelle project is built around a spiral staircase serving three levels:: a ground floor housing the bedroom and the living room topped by a belvedere decorated with '' an outdoor shower and a basement concealing a screening room. On each floor its atmosphere. The living space is designed as a wooden cave entirely made of laminated wood and pierced by two round windows, one overlooking the garden and the other on the main house. Built as a cinematographic experience, the guest house hosts a small projection room with red curtains, enriched with a small intimate bar.

What escape a few moments from reality.

To learn more, visit Atelier Vens Vanbelle website

Photographs: Tim Van de Velde

Zoe Térouinard

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