Lhoas & Lhoas is an architecture practice created in 1994 by brothers Pierre & Pablo Lhoas, working in various fields of architecture and design, based in Brussels and internationally active. For more than twenty years, the office has developed, locally and globally a large number of projects varying in scale and nature.
With an eye on the nourishment of the work, and across disciplines that are parallel and revolving around architecture, we invest in public and private projects, in designing spaces, pieces of furniture and scenographies, and intervening substantially in the fields of housing, art, restaurants, museography or office spaces.
The studio has, in particular, an extensive experience in the fields of renovation and transformation. Among the iconic creations are: the extension of the Palais des Beaux Arts in Charleroi, the renovation of the headquarters of the Parti Socialiste in Brussels, the Arts & Design Atomium Museum, a number of contemporary art galleries, retail refurbishment, offices and private residences in Brussels, but also in Paris, Lyon, Aix en Provence, Bordeaux or New York.The ethos of the practise: exhaustive curiosity- coupled with the desire to experiment in geometry, conventions, materials are disconcerted, creating new identities.
"We believe that architecture, as an cultural – artistic discipline, should correspond to the today’s society and its cultural productions. We also believe in the questioning that brings art and architecture. As well, in each project, we dialogue with context (client, site, budget) and review the typologies, materials, formal systems. This brings us not to develop a repetition of form registry, but to obtain versatile ‘ambivalences’."
Lhoas & Lhoas Architectes
62/11, Chaussée de Forest
1060, Bruxelles, Belgique
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Tel : +32 (0)2 372.08.75
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Almine Reich Gallery
Arts & Design Atomium Museum
Belgium is Design
Bijouteries De Witte
Brussels Invest & Export
Erna Ecey Art Gallery
Haus Der Kunst
Jancou Art Gallery
La Cambre-Horta Architecture Faculty
Les Filles plaisirs culinaires
Phillips Art Auctions
Architecture diploma in 1989 at the Institut supérieur d’Architecture de l’Etat « La Cambre ». Since 1992 Pablo Lhoas works at Lhoas&Lhoas Architects. At the same time, from 1995 until 1998, he was an assistant in charge of an Architecture workshop at the Institut supérieur d’Architecture de l’Etat « La Cambre »; since 1998 he is in charge of « contemporary architectural questions » lectures at the same Institute. Since 1994 Pablo Lhoas is a member of various jurys (projects, essays) at the ISACF la Cambre and at ISA Victor Horta. He participated to the establishment of the formal organization « Open City », meant to make research about the becoming of the city, and to the establishement of the formal organization NeThca, meant to support architectural research. In 2014, Pablo Lhoas has been designated as Vice Dean of the architecture faculty La Cambre-Horta. He's since 2016 the Dean of the faculty.
Architecture diploma in 1990 at the Institut supérieur d’Architecture de l’Etat « La Cambre ». From 1989 until 1992 Pierre Lhoas worked at Braun-Dispau Architects. Since 1992 he works at Lhoas & Lhoas Architects. He is now responsible of the interior architecture section at ENSAV, La Cambre since 2013.
Collaborator since 2011
Architect : Ecole Nationale de Toulouse, 2008
Collaborator, Puig Pujol Architectures, 2009
Collaborator, DDS & partners, 2010-2011
Collaborator since 2012
Interior Architect & Designer : Saint-Luc Bruxelles, Ecole supérieure des Arts, 2011
Intern, Rotor Collective, 2011,
Intern, Modern Practice graphic design office, 2012
Collaborator, L’Escaut, 2012
Collaborator since 2015
Architect: Faculté d’architecture La Cambre – Horta, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 2015
Intern, Studio Polpo, 2013
Intern, 51n4e, 2015
Collaborator since 2016
Architect : Saint-Luc Bruxelles – Université Catholique de Louvain, 2013
Intern, V+, 2012
Collaborator, Twyce Architects, 2013-2015
Collaborator, SHSH Architecture + Scenography, 2015-2016
Shahram Agaajani, Cyrille Bardinet, Julian Bernard, Raphaël Billotte, Maud Bouhin, Pierre Burquel, Clotilde Braun, Jessica Collignon, Isabelle Corten, Thomas Dantec, Elodie De Gavre, Benoît Delpierre, Laurent de Carnière, Bernard Dubois, Perrine Ernest, Harold Fallon, Pauline Fockedey, Natalie Herr, Selma Houissa, Rafaella Houlstan-Hasaerts, Tom Hyndrickx, Bjorn Houttekier, Anne-Laure Iger, Miriam Koudmani, Eric Lambert, Philippe Lambert, Maud Lefever, Michel Lefèvre, Sarah Melsens, Pascal Monniez, Virginie Remy, Barbara Roosen, Camille Tréchot, Thomas Vanhavre, Jean-Sebastien van Keymeulen, Noémie Vertongen, Sofie Warnants, Mathieu Wellner.
« Equerre d’Or » from the city of Charleroi
Nominated at the « Belgian architecture Awards »
Nominated at the « Prix Victor Horta de Bruxelles »
Double laureate at the « Commerce Design Brussels Award 2009 »
Nominated at the «Paris Shop and Design 2014 »
Laureate at the « Commerce Design Brussels Award 2014 »
2000 - Supernova
2008 - Design September
2008 - Paris, Collection d’architecture
2009 - Design September
2009 - Festival Bonjour
2010 - 101% Design, London + Stockholm
2012 - Milan Design Week
2012 - Interieur
2013 - Triennale di Milano
2014 - Mobilia at Atomium, 100 Years Design by Belgian Architects