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Zecc Architects Transforms Historic Dutch Water Tower into a Spectacular Watchtower

Zecc Architects Transforms Historic Dutch Water Tower into a Spectacular Watchtower

The St. Jansklooster Tower is considered a national monument and a landmark for the region that can be seen for miles around. After its decommissioning, the decision was made to open the water tower up to

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19th Century London Water Tower Transformed into a Unique, High-Flying Home

19th Century London Water Tower Transformed into a Unique, High-Flying Home

The eight-story water tower was designed for the nearby Lambeth Workhouse and Hospital, and it was the tallest water tower in all of London when it was completed in 1867. But the tower fell into disuse in

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Antwerp Water Tower Transformed Into Translucent 6-Story Apartment

Antwerp Water Tower Transformed Into Translucent 6-Story Apartment

The water tower stood empty for many years before the city decided to sell it. A local landscape architect jumped at the chance to make it into his dream home. Working with Jo Crepain, the two created a

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Zecc Architects Convert 1930s Water Tower Into Sleek Nine Story Home

Zecc Architects Convert 1930s Water Tower Into Sleek Nine Story Home

True to their reputation, the Dutch have pioneered boatloads of eco-initiatives like this extraordinary home built from billboards and umbrellas. In the case of this water tower home, all of the materials

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Castle in the Sky Italian Water Tower Creates its Own Rain!

Castle in the Sky Italian Water Tower Creates its Own Rain!

Castle in the Sky is a water tower concept for Latina, Italy that goes above and beyond just storing water for the city. Dreamed up by Atelier Ramdam Architects out of Paris, France, this heavenly design

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Historic German water tower refurbished into green living space

Historic German water tower refurbished into green living space

There is a natural connection between sustainable design and historic preservation, one that is often overlooked. Building reuse and adaptation easily lend themselves to the ideals of green building, like

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