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Watertower Dwelling

The water tower, which dates from 1931, was converted into an unparalled twenty-first-century home spread over nine levels. Many challenges are faced in the design: letting more daylight in and strengthening the relationship with the back courtyard by inserting a three-level high window frame; maintaining the interior’s industrial characteristics by working with materials like steel, concrete and glass; and in the tower, ensuring an effective, efficient layout for several small round rooms that lay one on top of the other, while preserving the tower’s spaciousness.

 

Images: Paul van Galen & Zecc Architecten

location:
Soest
category:
Transformations, Private, Interior
m2:
280
client:
Particulier
Team:
Plegt-Vos. Middelkoop
program:
residential
period:
2002 - 2004
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