The humble gasometer, a feature of 20th century urban life in Europe is making a comeback as a housing concept (Chimni Home Typology 8.4.4).
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Notable Gasometer Homes
New flats built into 'The Triplets' at Kings Cross, London (with thanks to @GasometerGal for the photo)
The Alliance Building in Dublin, a nine story apartment block, designed by architects O’Mahony Pike.
‘The Gasometer’ social housing built out of the old Simmering Gas Works at Hietzing, Vienna by various architect including Jean Nouvel and Coop Himmelblau.
Gasklocken in Stockholm, Sweden a residential development and park by Herzog & de Meuron
Proposed scheme for flats within The Gasometer at Kennington Oval by GRID Architects.
Outpost Architecture & Design’s concept for a mixed-use housing development, 2018. A submission in a RIBA competition to re-use gasometer sites.
A housing concept by MAX Architects. Another submission in a RIBA competition to re-use gasometer sites.
Gasometers In Photography and Art
'Scene of rural Gloucestershire during wartime' by architect and illustrator Sir Hugh Casson showing camouflaged gasometer in the background.
'Gasometer (Hackney)' by artist David Preece
Mile End Park Twilight by artist Doreen Fletcher 1983
'Kings Cross Gasholder' by artist Jo Angell
'Gasometers at Clichy' by French Impressionist painter Paul Signac (1863–1935)
'The Gas Works' - by Canadian artist Lawren Harris (1885–1970)
Gasometers In Film & TV
Shooting Fish is a 1997 British comedy film which features Kate Beckinsale and two accomplices living in a disused gasometer.
See Also In Chimni
Chimni Wiki Industrial & Other Urban Buildings
Chimni Wiki Homes In Other Buildings
Chimni Wiki Chimni Home Typology
Other Interesting Web Sites
Gasworks In American Film Noir' - http://americanfilmnoir.com/page21.html
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