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Winter Badeschiff

Berlin, Germany
by Gilbert Wilk

The Winter-Badeschiff is a temporary construction which converts the Sommer-Badeschiff, a swimming pool floating in the river Spree into a sauna during the winter months. The Winter-Badeschiff has been opened for the first time in 2005. It is being dismantled at the end of every winter season to..

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Stadtbad Mitte

Berlin, Germany
by Carlo Jelkmann, ...

A public swimming pool, gym and sauna designed by Carlo Jelkmann which features Europe's first 50m pool. The interiors were designed by Heinrich Tessenow.

This gem of Bauhaus architecture on the quiet side road of busy Torstraße houses an attractive indoor swimming pool. Built in 1930 by..

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The best known sports facility designed by Hajós is the swimming stadion built on Margitsziget (Margaret Island) in the Danube in Budapest, which was built in 1930. It was the first covered swimming pool in Hungary.

In 1937 Ferenc Csonka made the plans of the opened contest pool. Unfortunately..

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Observatory House

Puerto Escondido, Mexico
by Gabriel Orozco, ...

The Observatory House in Roca Blanca by the artist Gabriel Orozco, Tatiana Bilbao acting as executive architect

[h]Location and influences[/h]
The house, set into a rocky promontory overlooking the Pacific Ocean, is a 1:1 replica of one of the structures that forms the Jantar Mantar..

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Leeds International Pool

Leeds, United Kingdom
by John Poulson

The Leeds International Pool often referred to as the Leeds International Baths, was a swimming facility in Leeds city centre, West Yorkshire, England. The Pool was situated at the lower end of Westgate and was notable for its brutalist architecture. The pool was constructed in the 1960s and..

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Water Cube

Beijing, China
by PTW Architects

In July 2003, the Water Cube design was chosen from 10 proposals in an international architectural competition for the aquatic center project.The Water Cube was specially designed and built by a consortium made up of PTW Architects, the engineering firm Arup, CSCEC (China State Construction..

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Les Bains des Docks

Le Havre, France
by Jean Nouvel

Les Bains Des Docks Aquatic Center in Le Havre, France, is the brain child of designer Jean Nouvel, a stunning center of relaxation. Les Bains Des Docks is an indoor/outdoor facility with pools, saunas, waterfalls and steam rooms that connect with humanity’s fascination with water. The design..

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Laguna Vere

Tbilisi, Georgia
by Ramaz Kiknadze, ...

The aquatic complex Laguna Vere in Tbilisi is located on the right bank of the Mtkvari River in Sative District on the territory of the former physical culture park. Aquatic complex design was approved in 1965. The project was worked out by the architects Shota Kavlashvili, Ramaz Kiknadze and..

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Pool and Spa in Mallorca

Porto Cristo. Manacor. Mallorca, Spain
by A2 arquitectos

In 1967, a small hotel, Hotel Castell dels Hams, was established on the island of Majorca amid the Mediterranean vegetation. Over time, and through subtle improvements and extensions, it has become one of the most distinctive hotels on the eastern part of the island.

The last of the..

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Berman House

Joadja, New South Wales, Australia
by Harry Seidler

Built in virgin countryside near the top of a deep valley with a winding river below, the house is placed against a rock cliff with a suspended living area and projecting balcony overlooking the dramatic natural setting. Following the rocky plateau, the plan is arranged on two levels with the..

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Raymond Loewy House

Palm Springs, USA
by Albert Frey

The Raymond Loewy house was designed by Palm Springs architect Albert Frey and built between 1946-47 as a bachelor retreat. It was later expanded when Loewy got married. The house has then been restored by metalware manufacturer Jim Gaudineer who said of the design, “When you slide open the glass..

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Leça Swimming Pools

Leça da Palmeira, Portugal
by Alvaro Siza

Since its completion in 1966 the Leça Swimming Pool complex, by Portuguese architect Alvaro Siza, has been an internationally recognized building. Still almost half a century later, it has gracefully retained its architectural integrity and remained a popular retreat. The Leça Swimming Pools is..

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House in Esposende, Portugal

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The building is located between two streets alongside a newly created City park. It is located in the northern part of the site, leaving the southern half as a garden area.
Outwardly shown as two distinct volumes corresponding to the main nave and the attached building containing the changing..

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The clients requested a spacious modern house that expressed its appreciation for outdoor living. Situated in a private eco estate, it was crucial that the open plan glass and steel house lived out onto the garden. Consequently this custom design developed into a layout that encouraged such a..

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Sportplaza Mercator

Amsterdam, Netherlands
by VenhoevenCS

De Baarsjes in Amsterdam is a multicultural neighborhood that is home to people from 129 different countries. The city district wanted to boost community life in the neighborhood. The authorities therefore chose a building which combines swimming pools, a therapy pool, fitness, aerobics, a sauna..

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