The topics of this blog are Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Duke of Richelieu, and the IDEAL CITY built on his command next to his magnificent CHÂTEAU on the borders of Touraine, Anjou and Poitou, in France.

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

French water pumping sub-stations - 1 Courcoue

I like a good sub-station and deep France has some good examples - Utility taken to the level of Beauty. The little village of Courcoue has a rather special example, so here is a little photo essay.

The water tower on the hill behind


Colin and Elizabeth said...

Yes it is a very simple and artistic way to incorporate the necessary ventilation. Full marks to the architect!!!

Abbé Henri Proust said...

Apparently these buildings are actually part of the water supply system. Oops! Thank-you Mayor Gravel!

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