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Atelier-f Transforms Old Swiss Military Bunker into a Vibrant Green-Roofed Cultural Center
Posted By Ana Lisa On July 26, 2012 @ 1:00 am In Architecture,Green Materials,Green Roof,Innovation | No Comments
Located within the gorgeous Swiss mountains near the Rhine  Valley, Angebauter Tarnrucksack was empty and unused for years. Its solid concrete structure has been transformed and now features a modern container -like addition wrapped in metal mesh that creates space for sanitary facilities and technology. On the inside, the original windows have been left as-is, offering fantastic views down the Swiss valley.
The interiors have been remodeled and new furniture was made using larch  wood sourced straight from the forest outside. Because these types of shelters are solid yet very damp inside, a new ventilation system was installed to get rid off the moisture in the air. The new cultural center has an auditorium, eating space, exhibition space and toilet facilities providing a great space for the local community to enjoy culture and forget the sad past.
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Photos © Atelier-f
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URLs in this post:
 abandoned military buildings: http://inhabitat.com/19th-century-military-bunker-transformed-into-waterside-landmark/
 Fläsch: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fl%C3%A4sch
 Atelier-f: http://www.atelier-f.ch/
 : http://inhabitat.com/atelier-f-transforms-old-swill-military-bunker-into-a-vibrant-green-roofed-cultural-center/atelier-f-recycled-military-building-angebauter-tarnrucksack-2/?extend=1
 Rhine: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhine
 container: http://inhabitat.com/wahacas-colorful-new-pop-up-restaurant-is-made-of-8-recycled-shipping-containers-in-the-uk/
 larch: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larch
 cultural center : http://inhabitat.com/jean-marie-tjibaou-cultural-center-inspired-by-native-architecture/
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