Gallery: Interview: Ruud Visser transforms old churches and water tower...

Since House in a Church, Visser has gone on to work on other similar projects involving architectural reinterpretation, including one project named Water Tower Meerkerk which also aims to create a family residence out of an existing structure -- this time
 
Since House in a Church, Visser has gone on to work on other similar projects involving architectural reinterpretation, including one project named Water Tower Meerkerk which also aims to create a family residence out of an existing structure -- this time from an old industrial water tower. “The water tower in Meerkerk is one of many water towers which is not in function anymore as a reservoir for drinking water, [but] the tower is a protected monument and a characteristic landmark,” Visser says. “Recently a family of four from Meerkerk bought the tower with the intention to convert it into a single family house...Our goal is not only to preserve a valuable industrial object, but at the same time to make a contribution to the quality of a contemporary build environment.”

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  1. msyin September 3, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    WOW!

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