solid & void

In a city that’s all matter,
we carve out spaces
that feel grand.

Socle is a multidisciplinary studio of international architects, based in New York and Brussels—founded in 2016.

  • Dansaert


  • Feather Room


  • Brugmann


People ask us what we do —

Some residential and cultural projects, we say. Offices, too. But maybe it’s the wrong question. It’s not what we do, it’s why we do it.

We shape a way of living and working that leaves ample room to play outside. Our aim is to convince others that there is as much beauty as there is quality in modest living.

Where grayness reigns, we counter with a splash of color. When it’s loud, we filter out the noise, so you can be reminded that birds chirp and your heart beats, even in Manhattan.

this is how we see things