Halat, Lebanon

A sequence of terraced platforms connects the site with the Mediterranean Sea. Their curve follows the breaking of the waves as if they had been eroded over time. During the day the platforms are ideal for sunbathing while at night they become an amphitheatre framing the setting sun.

Year: 2015 – 2017
Client: Private
Architect: YTAA

Groot-Bijgaarden, Belgium

The grounds of a former abbey have been transformed into a private park. The landscape project reveals the main three landscape figures:  the central lawn, the dense forest and the fruit orchard. Specially designed lamp posts and bridges are painted in white as they rhythm the walk through the park.

Year: 2011 – 2015
Client: Wivina bvba
Architect: De Vylder Vinck Taillieu
Photographs: Michiel De Cleene

Bordeaux, France

Design of a linear park on an ancient railroad track in a new neighbourhood of the city of Bordeaux.

Year: 2016 – 2022
Client: Bordeaux Metropole
In collaboration with: Ingerop, Simethis

Mustique, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

A sequence of distinct gardens organises the discovery of the landscape on this private island from the dense jungle to a floating deck with a splendid view over the Caribbean.

Period: 2011 – 2012
Client: Private
In collaboration with: Eliane Le Roux
Photographs: François Halard

Brussels, Belgium

The lower story of an existing house is refurbished as the main living floor. The difference in elevation with the rear garden is mitigated by grading an incline planted with wildflowers. A natural stone wall and a washed concrete wall frame this sloped garden.

Year: 2009 – 2012
Client: Private
Architect: Office KGDVS
Photographs: Michiel De Cleene

Kortrijk, Belgium

The organisation of the parking spaces at the periphery of the site liberates space for a park in between the two new office buildings. The parking spaces are organised as a series of planted plateaus while the sloped park reveals the natural valley.

Year: 2008 – 2012
Client: Voka & Intercommunale Leiedal
Architect: Office KGDVS, Bureau Goddeeris
Photographs: Michiel De Cleene

Genk, Belgium

In the 1970’s a housing project was constructed in an abandoned tree farm, formerly producing wood for the mining activity. The existing pine trees were selectively thinned out to transform the homogenous and dark forest into a lush and active park.

Year: 2007 – 2012
Client: City of Genk
Photographs: Michiel De Cleene

Brussels, Belgium

Landscape design and construction of the area between the Botanical Garden and North Station in Brussels.

Year: 2012 – 2021
Client: Sint-Joost Municipality
In association with: J-P Charbonneau, Bgroup Greisch and Bureau Bouwtechniek

Bordeaux, France

Development of a territorial vision for the metropolitan agglomeration of the city of Bordeaux.

Year: 2012 – 2014
Client: Communauté Urbaine de Bordeaux
In association with: Transsolar, l’AUC, Office KGDVS, NFU, VUB-ESSC, Cafsa, Lams, Sébastien Marot

Charleroi, Belgium

Landscape design and construction of the city centre of Charleroi.

Year: 2015 – 2023
Client: City of Charleroi
Team: Atelier Bow-Wow, MDW Architects, VK