Gallery: Sustainable Silver Fir Timber Wraps This Elegant Village Fire ...

 
Dietrich Untertrifaller went to great lengths to ensure that this striking timber-clad fire station fit the vernacular architecture of its site in Sulzberg-Thal, Austria. Unlike any fire station we have ever seen before, this beautiful building was integrated into a sloping landscape and features a facade of beautiful silver fir timber that grows rapidly in Europe. Transparent on two sides, the building has become an iconic facility that is partially open to the public view, facilitating a kind of dialogue between passersby and the workers who keep them safe from fire!

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  1. Tafline Laylin March 29, 2012 at 10:56 am

    Thanks, we fixed it!

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