Moereels House by Jo Crepain

Jo Crepain renovated a concrete water tower into a house located in Brasschaat, Belgium. On the ground floor is a 6 meter high volume dropped around the four feet of the tower. Industrial u-glass covers three sides of the tower and clear glass with small balconies on the south side. Steel stairways connect the different levels inside the tower. At night fluorescent lamps behind the glass light the water tower in the forest of Brasschaat, Belgium. Photos removed by request of OWI // Office Read more […]
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Water Tower House by Zecc Architecten

Zecc Architecten restored and converted this water tower into a residence. The steel floor of the water tank divide the tower in two. In the bottom part is the traditional part of the house, with the kitchen, the living room and the kids bedroom. Above, in the water tank, is the parents place with a bedroom, a sauna and a study. To reinforce the relation with the garden and get more daylight inside, the tower has been cut open in the bottom part. The water tower keeps the industrial character Read more […]
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Living in a Water Tower

Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter won the competition to convert this water Tower into a mix-use building with a youth centre and residences. In the upper floors of the towes, residential units are layed out along the perimeter of the structure leavin the centre as common lining and storage space. On the lower floors, the youth centre is divided into large multi-purpose rooms for free movement and adaptability. Read more […]
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