Showcase for Stairs: Water Tower Residence

Showcase for Stairs: Water Tower Residence

Aaron Able
Nov 9, 2009

A home for a modern day Rapunzel! This water tower in Soest, The Netherlands was converted to a nine level residence. Built in 1931, the tower renovation involves a unique opportunity for the architects to use a myriad of designs for staircases in an effort to make the unique space both efficient and filled with natural light.

In addition to a 3 level window that allows natural light to enter the structure near the ground level, the home features a sauna and roof deck with amazing views. Completed in 2004, the tower residence was designed by architects at Zecc Architecten — the same firm who completed the Church-Home conversion we shared a few weeks ago.

You can see more photos and architectural renderings at ArchDaily | Watertower of Living / Zecc Architecten.

Images: Zecc Architecten

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