Does a home working space have to be claustrophobic? Not if you plant a tropical garden right in the middle of it. We talk to French architect Nathelie Wolberg about her green-hearted home.
May 20th, 2016
Words by Iona Roberts.
How do you fit a gallery, a kitchen and living space and two studios into one industrial building?
Architect Nathalie Wolberg and her husband Tim Stokes created one fluid spatial experience with all the functions they dreamed of by opening up the dark ground-floor former office to the sky and adding a lush interior garden. “For creative people, working at home is a huge advantage – you can work whenever the mood takes you,” Nathalie enthuses. “Creating our art gallery turned out to be a huge plus. As we are both foreigners in Antwerp, the gallery has become a great way of meeting people and integrating ourselves into the local environment. It adds something new to the city – artists have autonomy in our space, and there was nothing like it here before.”
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