The neo-gothic brick building was designed by the city architect Richard Perrey and was built in 1903. When at the end of the eighties a new sewage plant was set up, the preservation of this listed building started and careful conversion into a home and studio was carried out from the year 2001 onwards.

Press about the “Old Pumping Station, Neckarau”:

Essay by Volker Lehmkuhl, Catalogue “Discover Brixy” 2014 (Edition BRAUS, Hrs. J. Krieger):

Industriedenkmal – Inspiration inbegriffen

» This island of the blessed, shielded from everyday life and yet porous for the world, is both the starting point and the end point of an impressively powerful creation of the self, (...). The place determines the painting. The painting animates the place. «
Dr. Ulrike Lorenz, director of Kunsthalle Mannheim