Beautifully Renovated 30-meter High Water Tower From The 1930s

Located in a small village of Steenokkerzeel in Belgium is Chateau d’eau, a 30-meter high water tower from the 1930s. It was abandoned for decades before Patrick Mets, a businessman, saw potential and hired Bham Design Studio to transform it into a beautiful home. The tower’s exterior was fully reinstated while its 6-level interior was transformed into a 450 square meter modern residence. Description by Bham Design Studio: THE HISTORY In a […]


Contemporary Water Tower Brasschaat

Crepain Binst Architecture designed the conversion of this former water tower into a unique contemporary private residence. There are 6 levels to this industrial structure located in Antwerp, Belgium. Water Tower Brasschaat by Crepain Binst Architecture: The existing water tower stood on the grounds of the manor of Brasschaat and was erected in order to provide the main house and service buildings with running water. The tower was one of the first […]


Chic London Home Was a Former Water Tower

This former water tower was converted into a chic and sleek home by Leigh Osbourne and Graham Voce. The structure is a 99 foot tall brick clad building located in the midst of London. With its traditional exterior and modern interiors, this home is a beautiful marriage of the old and new. [via trendland]


Abandoned Water Tower Turned Residential Home

If you fancy living 60-ft up in the air, then you might find this idea interesting. Emptied water towers are now being adapted to residential homes. For example, this Tower House in West London. It is spacious enough for a single dwelling, and you get a great view around your neighborhood. [via gizmag]


Colorful Watertower by Tom Fruin

Made from colorful salvaged plexiglass and steel, Watertower by Brooklyn artist Tom Fruin literally stands out beautifully. This new sculptural artwork is mounted on a water tower platform and can now be seen as part of the DUMBO, Brooklyn skyline. Fruin, who often works with reclaimed and discarded materials, has composed Watertower from roughly one thousand scraps of plexiglas. It includes such details as interior and exterior access ladders and an operable roof hatch. […]