• 5. Buste L.H. De Koninck

    • He designed a system for cheap prefabricated houses inspired by a Dutch achievement
    • He initiated normalization tests for porches in reinforced concrete to be used in the prefabricated construction of stables, cattle-sheds, shelters, etc.
    • He invented a glass brick with normalized refraction
    • He conceived a metallic prototype of a cheap house for employees
    • He designed a prototype of a cement house for employees (1930)
    • He invented an industrialized standard kitchen, a set of modular elements made of three standardized pieces of dry-ventilated wood, mass-produced, made with precision, easy to transport, to stock and to assemble (Metrikos System, 1939)
    • He designed a wooden module construction project for the Firm Tecta (1939)
    • He designed a bungalow with dismantable skeleton entirely prefabricated in steel, including the furniture (1945)
    • He conceived a prototype of a transition house for victims of disasters: displayed in Brussels in 1945 on the occasion of an Exhibition for the promotion of semi-temporary housing
    • He designed and worked out, in collaboration with the well-known industrialist and collector Philippe Dotremont, a prefabrication system, (Skalja process) based on the principle of the construction with skeleton and particularly designed to assemble one-family houses in a short-time