THE IDEA behind the project was to revive an old water tower and its facilities located in the center of campus of Gdańsk University of Technology. The new arrangement allows a location of a vertical bicycle parking and viewing deck in the Tower.
pic by Andrzej Czabański
/ staircase glazing
SITE surrounding the tower serves mainly as a communication area. Different flooring material has been designed to highlight main directions – the entrance to the campus by historical coal gate, the entrance to the tower and passage to the nearby square.
/ site plan
/ vertical bike garage system
VERTICAL BICYCLE GARAGE in the corpus of the water tower can accommodate up to 100 bicycles. An additional facilities for cyclists, located in the basement, are lockers and showers .
/ section A-A    /section B-B
/ ground floor
/ basement
/ roofs level
/ viewing deck
VIEWING DECK is an additional function located on the top of the Tower. The staircase located behind the chimney emphasizes the alignment of the composition of the historic sculpture.
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