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Complexe Aquatique de Laval in Canada by NFOE / HCMA consortium

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Article source: v2com

The NFOE / HCMA consortium, comprised of NFOE et associés architectes from Montreal and HCMA Architecture + Design from Vancouver, announced that it has been awarded the Complexe Aquatique de Laval through a juried design competition. The design, which was unanimously selected from four finalists, was unveiled to the public at a ceremony held on January 18th in Laval, Quebec.

“We are tremendously honored by the opportunity to further explore and develop aquatic architecture on this special site in Laval,” says Darryl Condon, Principal Designer for this project and Managing Principal at HCMA.

Vue aérienne, Image Courtesy © Ville de Laval

  • Architects: NFOE / HCMA consortium
  • Project: Complexe Aquatique de Laval
  • Location: Terry-Fox Avenue, intersection with Édouard-Montpetit Street, Laval, Quebec, Canada
  • Photography: City of Laval
  • Client: City of Laval
  • Principal Designer (HCMA): Darryl Condon
  • Sponsoring Architect (NFOE): Rafie Sossanpour
  • Project Manager (NFOE): Christine Hudon
  • Landscape Architecture: Projet Paysage Inc.
  • LEED Architect: Éco-Architecture Inc.
  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineers: Dupras Ledoux Inc.
  • Structure and Civil Engineers: Les services exp inc.
  • Certified Estimator (NFOE): Richard McGregor

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New Aquatic Center in Linköping, Sweden by 3XN Architects

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Article source: 3XN Architects

3XN has won the competition to design a new aquatic centre in the Swedish city of Linkoping. Named “Vågen”(The Wave) the scheme seeks to unite the urban with the water – both in form and in function. Located between the Tinnerbäck Lake and Linkoping, the new aquatic centre becomes a hybrid between the city and the lake.

Image Courtesy © 3XN Architects

  • Architects: 3XN Architects
  • Project: New Aquatic Center
  • Location: Linköping, Sweden
  • Design Team: Kim Herforth Nielsen, Filip Lipinski, Maria Tkacova, Tobias Laukenmann, Sang Yeun Lee, Andrea Baresi, Hans Henrik Munk
  • Landscape Architect: SLA
  • Construction: WSP Sverige AB, Thornton Tomasetti
  • Aquatics Consultant: Danish Technological Institute
  • Engineer: Hifab
  • Building Area: 24,000 sqm
  • Building Height: 25.5 m
  • Estimated cost: 80,000,000.00 €
  • Expected completion: 2021

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Public Swimming Pool (Aquatic Center) in Djedeida, Tunisia by Philippe Barriere Collective (PB+Co)

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Article source: v2com

The 1000m2 aquatic complex includes a swimming pool, a hamman, a health club, and an organic cafe. It is an attractive and easily accessible center dedicated to bathing, swimming, and exercising, with flexible hours. It is also a place to relax and socialize with friends, to meet for informal meals and healthy snacks, play, and sun bathe.

Ancillary sports amenities adjoin the aquatic complex and encourage diverse sport practices and games in the middle of the rural park (football and handball fields with tennis courts, jogging, strolling, basketball).

Pool solarium opening to the central park and botanical garden, Image Courtesy © Ezzine Abderrahmen

  • Architects: Philippe Barriere Collective (PB+Co)
  • Project: Public Swimming Pool (Aquatic Center)
  • Location: Domaine de la Colline aux Oliviers – City of Jedaida. Manouba Governorate – Tunisia
  • Graphic Artist: Ezzine Abderrahmen.
  • Engineering Software: RhinoVAULT – Designing funicular form in Rhinoceros (Block Research Group BRG).
  • Client: Tunisian Republic, Manouba Governorate, Delegation of Jedaida.
  • Team: Philippe Barriere Collective (PB+Co), Adnen Ben Tanfous (Associate Partner), Aboudou Azize, Olawolé Marcos, Vicky Tessier, Samir Issad, Yosri Boukadida, David Boisseau, Wael Ben Mansour.
  • Private Investor : Société de promotion immobilière, Le Mont Fleury Groupe Bayahi.
  • Engineer: Tarek Ghorbel, Structural Engineer, SOGEP Batiment, Tunisia.
  • Date: 2016 – present

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AISJ New Aquatics Center in Johannesburg, South Africa by Flansburgh Architects

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Article source: Flansburgh Architects

Design Challenges:

The challenge was to create an economic covering for a state-of-the-art pool. Johannesburg sits on a plateau known as the “highveld,” 5,000 feet above sea level, with earth rich in iron ore, causing frequent lightning strikes. Although the climate is temperate, night-time temperatures can drop significantly.  The new pool was required to be both covered and heated.

Image Courtesy © Stephen O’Raw

  • Architects: Flansburgh Architects
  • Project: AISJ New Aquatics Center
  • Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Photography: Stephen O’Raw
  • Architect of Record: GLH & Associates
  • Project Manager: J M Henrey& Associates
  • Structural Engineer: WSP Consulting Engineers
  • Landscape Architecture: Uys& White
  • Pool Equipment Specialist: Martin TeGroenMTG Consult
  • Quantity Surveyor: TMS Group
  • Completion Date: 2012
  • Construction Cost: $1,500,000
  • Cost/SF: $100/sf
  • Client: International Pre-K-12 Independent School
  • Project Role: Full architectural and interior design

Aquatic Centre in Saint-Brice-en-Cogles, France by a/LTA Architectes

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Article source: a/LTA Architectes

This aquatic complex is located close to Saint-Brice-en Cogles ‘s downtown, in a former agricultural area. The building aims to work on two aspects :

  • a work on the site’s agricultural past
  • the fun destination of the equipment.

Exterior View

  • Architects: a/LTA Architectes
  • Project: Aquatic Centre
  • Location: Saint-Brice-en-Cogles, France
  • Client : COGLAIS COMMUNAUTE.

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