Gallery: 16th Century Tower Converted to Residence with 3 Storey Wooden...

 

The beautiful La Tour Moinat, in picturesque Echandens, Switzerland is a 16th Century tower that has been converted to a modern residence, thanks to Lausanne based 2b Architectes. Essentially, a three floor larch wood living quarters, which 2b jokingly refers to as a “parasite”, has been constructed and inserted into the historic  tower. Spanning the entire tower, the sustainable vessel includes living space, shelving, storage, partitions and doorways.

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