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Watertower Utrecht
by Zecc Architecten

Watertower Utrecht by Zecc Architecten
Photo by Stijn Poelstra

Zecc Architecten has renovated a water tower into multiple residencies in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

After years of vacancy, the water tower in Utrecht has been given a new destination. In 2012, the dilapidated national monument was purchased by a private client and Zecc made the design for the transformation into an exclusive six-storey residence (in the former water reservoir floors and openings were added), three apartments (in the lower part of the tower) and a commercial space on the ground floor. In the facade a new time-layer was added to the Amsterdam School architecture by making a few bigger statements in the facade in Corten steel for letting the daylight enter the building.

This project has been longlisted in the heritage project category of Dezeen Awards 2023.

Studio: Zecc Architecten
Project: Watertower Utrecht
Credits: Zecc Architects

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