Like Moses crossing the Red Sea. Bokrijk pond experience by Lens°ass Architecten

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Lens°ass Architecten. Architect.- Bart Lens.
Project team
Landscape Architect.- Pieter Daenen,  BuroLandschap.
The project was created in collaboration with the Province of Limburg, Bokrijk, Natuur en Bos, Erfgoed Vlaanderen and the city of Genk.
Toerisme Limburg VZW.
Financial partners
European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, VZW Het Domein Bokrijk, provincie Limburg.
Van de Kreeke Wegenbouw NV.
200 meters long and 3 meters wide.
Bokrijklaan 1, 3600 Genk, Belgium.
José Juan Barba. Luc Dalemans / supplied by Toerisme Limburg VZW.

Bart Lens. Lens°ass Architecten

Lens°ass Architecten. Architecture studio based in Hasselt, founded in 1995 by Bart Lens (1959), thirteen years after his graduation, after having collaborated in different offices. Currently, the practice is led by Bart Lens (manager & architect), Thijs Prinsen (manager & architect), Karel Mesotten (associate & architect assistant), and Wouter Lenaerts (associate & architect).

They are dedicated to the transformation, rehabilitation, restoration, reuse, new construction, and interior design, both of collective housing, public buildings, and urban projects.

Pieter Daenen. BuroLandschap

BuroLandschap. Pieter Daenen, Landscape Architect, is founder and manager of BuroLandschap bvba. In 2008 Pieter started the firm “Pieter Daenen Landscape Architecture” to change its name in 2014, namely BuroLandschap. Pieter mainly takes care of the creative thinking and drawing.

Jasper Goffin, Master in Geography, joined the company in 2015. Previously, he worked for 6 years as a project manager at the Agency for Nature and Forests. Jasper specializes in ecosystems ranging from soils and water to fauna and flora. In addition, he has a strong interest in architecture and engineering, in which he has already gained a lot of experience.

In 2016, the BuroLandschap team was reinforced with engineer Ivo Brouns. Ivo is an engineer in construction and is involved in the technical implementation of the environmental plans, ranging from the preparation of technical drawings to the preparation of implementation files.

Sebastiaan Thys, urban landscape architect, is the latest addition to the team. His talents broaden the scope of BuroLandschap.



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