Pluchke Nursery in Ukkel

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Pluchke Nursery in Ukkel

Belgian Child Care Facility: Kindergarten Building – design by ZAmpone architectuur

14 Apr 2015

Pluchke Nursery in Ukkel

Design: ZAmpone architectuur

Location: Horzelstraat 28/4, 1180 Ukkel, Belgium

Pluchke Nursery in Ukkel

The projects’ brief consisted off the increase of capacity of the existing daycare center in urban context of 35 to 75 child places. The existing daycare center was housed in a decrepit church. ZAmpone chooses to demolish and start with a new build.

On the same site there is also a school and a parish hall in the back. The building is a result of an intense cooperation of the landlord and the architect taking into account all the parties on and around the site.

The 6 living areas for the children are placed on the first floor. This creates a compact footprint on the ground level and a maximal (covered) play area for the daycare center. On the first floor an airy whole benefits from the central skylights and the living area linked terraces.

Zampone foresees in surprising view-throughs on children’s size, a warm materiality and a bathing in light party area for the smallest among us.

Pluchke Nursery in Ukkel – Building Information

Architects: ZAmpone architectuur
Owner-founders: Karel Petermans, Bart Van Leeuw, Tom De Fraine: architects
Collaborators:
Kevin Van Steenbergen: interior designer + landscaper
Door Smits: architect-engineer
Lies Libert: architect-engineer
Jelle Geeraerts: architect-engineer
Maarten Tierens: architect
Marit Meganck: architect
Margot Ghysels: interior designer
Hannes Monserez: architect

Client: vzw kind- en jeugdzorg Ukkel-Caelevoet
Location: Horzelstraat 28/4, 1180 Ukkel, Belgium
Design / execution: 2007 / 2014
Floor area surface: 1200 sqm
Budget: € 2.035.000 excl. VAT and fees
Procurement: competition
Artwork: Moos gallery

Partners
Contractor | DSV nv
Structural engineer | Jo Deflander bvba
Technical engineer | AA&O nv

[more images available – online soon]

Photographs: Tim Van de Velde

Pluchke Nursery in Ukkel images / information from ZAmpone architectuur


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