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Aquatic Center / a/LTA

  • 00:00 - 22 June, 2011
Aquatic Center / a/LTA
Aquatic Center / a/LTA, Courtesy of a/LTA
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  • Architects

  • Location

    35460 Saint-Brice-en-Coglès, France
  • Area

    1400.0 m2
  • 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 :

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Courtesy of a/LTA

- a work on the site's agricultural past

- the fun destination of the equipment.

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Courtesy of a/LTA

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
north elevation

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

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Courtesy of a/LTA

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.

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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 ...)

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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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Cite: "Aquatic Center / a/LTA" 22 Jun 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/144972/aquatic-center-alta/> ISSN 0719-8884
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