The structure is clad in weathered steel with an interior of concrete and untreated oak window frames. Tonko's design is meant to be what he describes as a "delicate workshop," an easy-to-clean, distraction-free space that allow for concentration and creativity.  Photo 3 of 7 in Camera-Inspired Artist's Studio Offers Stunning, Wide-Angle Views
The single skylight helps light the artists' workstation. The simple interior, really a shed with smooth concrete surfaces, provides a stark yet airy space for creative pursuits.  Photo 5 of 7 in Camera-Inspired Artist's Studio Offers Stunning, Wide-Angle Views
Tonko positioned the "lens" of the building to look over the Rhine Valley below. The owners have considered hanging some of the bronze sculptures outside the window, to allow them to develop a natural patina over time.  Photo 4 of 7 in Camera-Inspired Artist's Studio Offers Stunning, Wide-Angle Views
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