Architecture Today Building Study: Falconhoven Apartment Building Antwerp, Belgium

Caruso St John's Falconhoven apartment building is reviewed in the February edition of Architecture Today. Tom Avermaete explores the project's effect on the city through its materiality, details and references.

 The building contains fifty-one apartments, as well as shops, offices, and a kindergarten. It is the first completed building in a city block, designed in collaboration with Flemish architects Bovenbouw and ONO Architectuur, and Dutch architects Rapp + Rapp.

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Falconhoven Apartment Building

Antwerp, Belgium

Construction has completed on the Falconhoven Apartment Building in central Antwerp. The building contains fifty-one apartments, as well as shops, offices, and a kindergarten, and is the first completed building in a city block designed in collaboration with Flemish architects Bovenbouw and ONO Architectuur, and Dutch architects Rapp + Rapp.

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