Aquatic Center / a/LTA

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Saint-Brice-en-Coglès, France
  • Architects: a/LTA
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1400
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2011

Text description provided by the architects. 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 :

Aquatic Center / a/LTA - Facade
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- a work on the site's agricultural past

- the fun destination of the equipment.

Aquatic Center / a/LTA - Garden
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It is packed with colored strips (perforated metal and concrete), the resurgence of the agricultural past (agricultural furrows). In the pool hall these lines come in large awnings expressing the playful spirit and resort program.

north elevation

The complex express lines that extend into outside agricultural sunscreen next to interior beach.

Aquatic Center / a/LTA - Chair, Windows
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It is a compact building divided into two distinct zones : in the north with an entity consisting of a multipurpose room, locker rooms, technical features, and south basins Hall.

Aquatic Center / a/LTA - Beam, Steel
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The building's design tends to work with high environmental quality.

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In addition to its compactness, its orientation and shading, it has features that ensure optimum management of energy (exterior insulation, wood heating, ventilation, heated floors ...)

Aquatic Center / a/LTA - Windows, Chair
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The equipment takes place subtly into the landscape, in its historic context and opens fully to the outside.

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Project location

Address:35460 Saint-Brice-en-Coglès, France

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
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Cite: "Aquatic Center / a/LTA" 22 Jun 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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