MAK architecture

District heating plant . Orbe

MAK architecture . District heating plant . Orbe Rasmus Norlander afasia (1)

MAK architecture . photos: © Rasmus Norlander

A building such as a district heating plant is often located in an industrial area. Here, the situation is quite different, as the project is located on the outskirts of the city of Orbe, in a residential area and close to a school and a manor house – the manor of Montchoisi.
In that sense the main challenge of the project was to create a technical building capable of fitting into a complex urban environment, in an almost direct coexistence – which lead the design process on an intense research regarding the volumetry, the silhouette and the size. Continue reading MAK architecture