Muttenz Water Purification Plant featured on the cover of SPACE MAGAZINE

July 2019

Water space that harmonizes with nature, By: Choi Eunhwa

“It was very difficult to derive a form from the context. We looked at what elements could drive the shape. When we approached the brief, it was just a simple box with a height defined by the tallest element inside, the silo. We questioned that box. Part of that box was also to be a visitors’ centre – a typically dull, climate-controlled space in the building that could hold 30 people. We wanted to bring this programme to the forefront. Now it’s a space in which you can experience water in all its forms.”

Read the full interview in the Space Magazine article PDF here.

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