Indoor swimming pools and outdoor baths are popular meeting places in local communities. But many public facilities are 40-50 years old and in need of thorough renovation. Based on careful architectural planning and attention to detail, renovated and newly built facilities can be made to appeal to all manner of water lovers.
In this feature, we focus on good architecture for swimming. Learn what it takes to create a good swimming centre according to Dan Cornelius, co-owner of the architectural firm Cornelius + Vöge. Hear expert Dr Stefan Kannewischer’s views on the possibilities for creating more varied swimming centres in Germany. Read how studio 4a Architekten integrate pools and nature in their projects.
Dive into the award-winning Danish Vestre Fjordpark outdoor swimming baths, where natural materials – including Troldtekt panels – play a central role. And see how Troldtekt acoustic panels contribute to the good swimming experience.