Natural Reserve Lange Erlen 

Basel

Research

Analyzing Basels underground Waterways, which become visible as point elements in the landscape.

Material

ARCHICAD Line drawing

Photography

Filmography

Model: Clay

Year

2016

Location

Basel, Switzerland

Teamwork

Sara Lazarevic

Chair: Tom Emerson

6a Architects

www.6a.co.uk

 

Underground Water System becoming visible

Section through a Ground Water Filtration Facility

Most of Basels drinking water is being filtrated in the Natural Reserve called Lange Erlen, which is a park closely located to the city core between the German and the Swiss border.

Facts

Length of Water Network                         570km

Ground Water Filtration Facilities           11

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Vanishing Waterway

Cutaway view of the underground water system

Visible waterway points with its underground water distribution system