A Sustainable Haven


Oostkamp, Belgium

CLT/Timber Structure

Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Belgium, a remarkable single mass timber home stands as a testament to both exquisite design and sustainable living.

One of the most remarkable aspects of this house lies in its ability to store a substantial amount of carbon dioxide (CO2). It acts as a carbon sink, defying conventional construction methods and showcasing the potential of mass timber products. Through the utilization of cross-laminated timber (CLT) and other mass timber materials, this home effectively locks away 44.26 tons of CO2.

Beyond its environmental impact, the house also embraces an inviting and contemporary design. Clean lines, ample natural light, and thoughtfully designed spaces create a harmonious living environment that seamlessly integrates with the surrounding nature. Large windows allow panoramic views, connecting the inhabitants with the serene beauty of the landscape while emphasizing the sustainable ethos that underpins the home’s very foundation.

Inside, the interior spaces boast a warm and inviting atmosphere, showcasing the natural beauty of the timber. The strategic use of wood accents and finishes creates a sense of tranquility and harmony, inviting inhabitants and visitors alike to immerse themselves in a space that embodies sustainable luxury.

In a world where the need for sustainable practices has become increasingly urgent, this single mass timber home stands tall as a beacon of hope, inspiring others to explore innovative and eco-conscious solutions for a brighter, greener future.

Architects: Wood Architects, Belgium




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