House of Lorrainen is a minimalist residence located in Mechelen, Belgium, designed by dmvA Architecten. The concept of House of Lorraine is based on the urban morphology of the Grote Markt. Rather than building one big monolith, the rhythm and form of the original façades were kept. In that way, the rhythm of the street was not disrupted. By preserving the rhythm of the façades, the residences are small and vertical. dmvA decided not to arrange the indoor areas themselves, but instead give the