Zennetuin

Collective housing

The Zennetuin project consists of 3 houses and a large public garden in the very centre of Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, Brussels.

Competition

1st prize

Status

completed - 2012

Location

Sint-Jans-Molenbeek

Surface

365 m²

Client

City of Sint-Jans-Molenbeek

Team

Evert Crols, Erik Dewulf, Dirk Engelen, Sven Grooten, Julie Mabilde

The river course of the former Kleine Zenne is still tangible on this site. It feels like an open space surrounded by a diversity of buildings: warehouses, living houses, communal houses, ...
The three stapled houses at the street side form a cantilever gatehouse to the inner garden at the back.

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