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Project Summary

Low-cost residence on industrial site

Dockland warehouses from the 19th century are ready for new uses – by 21st century artists, artisans and architects.

The Low-cost residence on industrial site project shows how old buildings can inspire new living arrangements – in this case a highly-affordable housing unit in a prefabricated box with a flexible layout.

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Urban regeneration project in Belgium receives Acknowledgement prize
“Attractive living spaces that perfectly match the lifestyle of young urban people at an astonishingly low price” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2008 for Europe
Project Details
Ghent, Belgium
Edward Weysen
Main Author
Edward Weysen
Weysen De Baere, Belgium
Lore De Baere
Further Author
Lore De Baere
Weysen De Baere , Belgium
Acknowledgement prize 2008
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