Steam Blower House / Heinrich Böll Architect

Steam Blower House / Heinrich Böll Architect

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This building was originally built as a steam blower house which was part of a huge steel works in the very centre of the city of Bochum. It is one of the few remaining structures of the industrial era.

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The building is situated adjacent to the “Jahrhunderthalle”, a huge industrial hall hosting theater and music performances. The steam blower house serves this big hall as a studio stage and provides storage room for stage equipment.

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The architecture is designed to preserve as much as possible of the original atmosphere. Only a few elements have been added such as a new staircase and a huge glass façade to highlight the big studios.

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Address:Bochum, Germany

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Cite: "Steam Blower House / Heinrich Böll Architect" 16 Apr 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/225945/steam-blower-house-heinrich-boll-architect> ISSN 0719-8884
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