Fire Station (now event center), Vitra Campus--page 3 (of three pages): interior views

Zaha Hadid

Entrance and looking into the former garage for several fire engines


Entrance and hallways

There is an upstairs conference room but our guided tour did not include this area.


Walls slicing space

The "design's primary feature is a series of layered screening walls between which spaces are punctured and break according to the station's functions" (Complete Buildings 63). The room to the far left in the left photo is the bathroom, shower and locker room.


Large room looking out to the back patio


The firemen's bathroom with walls askew

Works Cited or Consulted:
Mateo Kries, ed. The Vitra Campus Architecture Design Industry. Vitra Design Museum, 2014.
Zaha Hadid. Zaha Hadid. Complete Works. NY: Rizzoli, 2009.
Zaha Hadid. Zaha Hadid. The Complete Buildings and Projects. NY: Rizzoli, 1998.

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