17.11 2008

A watertank in the outskirts of Egilstaðir

A watertank is being built in the outskirts of Egilstaðir. The tank is made of cement, clad with Corten steel, covered in part by a steel frame clad with Icelandic larch. This creates an effect of depth and shadows.The tank is surrounded by a square pond with lights at the bottom that eluminate the tank A circulation pump makes the light and water play together, reflecting shapes and shadows onto the surface of the tank.The tank is 12.5 m in diameter, 7.4 m high and has a capacity of 725 m³ of water.