The building, with its lava roof, dates from the middle of the 19th century and illustrates the investment made over the years to control the management of water by means of catchment and distribution networks for the village's water points
When the washhouse was restored, the inhabitants and members of the town council decided to enhance the interior
The creation of the work was entrusted to Peter Halley.
On the north wall of the washhouse is hung a metallic grey relief made of fibreglass. Its design evokes a house plan, or a fragment of a city
The work resonates with the place. Its title "Asphalt Cell n°3" refers to urban imprisonment. The flow of water is thus related to the communication systems of contemporary societies.