Muttenz Water Purification Plant (C3 no.411)


Oppenheim Architecture

C3 no.411 / pp.130-147 (18 pages)


Muttenz Water Purification Plant _ Oppenheim Architecture

Muttenz, Switzerland, 2017

An organic building reveals the inner life of water purification
Beside some woodland, an asymmetric form rises from the ground like an organic outcrop of rock with cave-like openings. This is the new municipal water purification plant by Oppenheim Architecture, commissioned by the City of Muttenz, Switzerland, to provide its drinking water. The plant is a model of sustainability, extremely sensitive to its contrasting setting near the Rhine riverfront. […]