Bart Vanden Driessche & Lieven Nijs were at the same stage Lokerse architect, a real architect with an eye for detail, attention to wood. From childhood, Bart was in the workshop of his grandfather already familiar with the material wood. He recently found a notebook in which he wrote back as 10 years old that he wanted to become an architect and drew plans.
BLAF initially started with small projects, especially renovations where the material wood rather than an obvious choice. From the properties of wood desk went unconscious in the field of low-energy building. The collaboration with Barbara Oelbrandt when designing the nulenergetische house with skin of textile made building an ecologically aware: how else to build, think about traditions and non-traditions, and this in full consciousness.