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You'd never guess by looking at it but Hadid's 1993 Fire Station for Vitra was in fact designed to be a working fire station. Vitra had experienced a devastating factory fire in 1980s in which half of the halls burned down and production came to a complet

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Originally appeared in Touring Vitra Campus, Part 2
on October 4, 2011
You'd never guess by looking at it but Hadid's 1993 Fire Station for Vitra was in fact designed to be a working fire station. Vitra had experienced a devastating factory fire in 1980s in which half of the halls burned down and production came to a complet
You'd never guess by looking at it but Hadid's 1993 Fire Station for Vitra was in fact designed to be a working fire station. Vitra had experienced a devastating factory fire in 1980s in which half of the halls burned down and production came to a complete and total stop. The local town did not then have a fire station and so trucks from the next town over had to come to put it out.

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