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Water Tower by Tonkin Liu

Water Tower is a project designed by Tonkin Liu. The historic village of Castle Acre is home to a ruined Norman Castle, a ruined 11th century Priory, a ruin Bailey gate and a ruined steel Water Tower. The Water Tower had been relocated from a local airfield after the war and had become a popular landmark with villagers, many of whom had climbed it during their youth. Bidding against scrap metal dealers the tower was bought by the client in an auction. As part of the living history of the village, the disused structure’s preservation and reuse as a home drew great support from the local community. Photography by Taran Wilkhu, Mike Tonkin, Dennis Pedersen.


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