Annemie Lathouwers grew up in a forested enclave on the outskirts of Antwerp, Belgium. A nature preserve filled with stately pines, the area lured her back when she and her husband, David D’Hulst, began thinking about trading their house in the city for greener surroundings. Eventually, the opportunity arose to buy the lot between her parents’ house and the homes of her two married siblings, all giving on to the same patch of woods. The couple, both architects, decided to complete the family compound of sorts with a new house for them and their two young children.
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