Architects transform Brutalist brick pump stations into riverside event spaces in Denmark
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Danish marine suppliers Myhrwold and Rasmussen engineered the pump stations in 1966 as rugged and raw structures decorated only by a vertical concrete grooves that allude to the lines of ploughed fields. To give the buildings a more welcoming appearance, Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter added spruce and plywood cladding. The simple wooden extensions soften the building’s machine-like look and will gradually develop a silvery patina over time. Timber was also introduced in the interior. The original...