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  7. Aquatic Centre for Southamerican Games / Paisajes Emergentes

Aquatic Centre for Southamerican Games / Paisajes Emergentes

  • 00:00 - 30 September, 2010
Aquatic Centre for Southamerican Games / Paisajes Emergentes
Aquatic Centre for Southamerican Games / Paisajes Emergentes, © Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

© Paisajes Emergentes © Iwan Baan       © Iwan Baan       © Paisajes Emergentes + 27

  • Architects

    Paisajes Emergentes / Edgar Mazo, Sebastian Mejia, Luis Callejas
  • Location

    Medellin, Colombia
  • Project Collaborators

    Farid Maya, Sebastián Monsalve, Luis Tobón, Iván Forgionni, Juan Sebastián Pérez, Andrés Zapata, Sebastián Serna, Juan Esteban Gómez, Érica Martínez and Aura Cuartas
  • Landscape Design

    Paisajes Emergentes + Andres Ospina Duque
  • Collaborators

    Juanita González, Eliana Beltrán, Sebastián Betancur, Andrés Zapata, Clara Arango and Adriana Tamayo
  • Structural Engineering

    Jorge Aristizabal
  • Coordination

    Farid Maya
  • Client

    Medellín Mayor’s office, Inder, Coldeportes
  • Budget

    US $10,000,000
  • Area

    16000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. The new aquatic centre asked to meet the needs of future competitions as well as the availability as a new swimming teaching facility and public pools.

basement and level 01 floor plans
basement and level 01 floor plans

The project is articulated by a system of garden through which the four pools are connected. 

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

A flooded landscape planted with species typical of tropical wetlands provides separation of private and public spaces.

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

The program required a complex system of bathrooms and changing rooms for swimmers and the public, All this areas are beneath the aquatic gardens. 

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

A set of courtyards below ground level give natural illumination to them and provide a meeting space and warm up area for competitors and swimers.

© Paisajes Emergentes
© Paisajes Emergentes

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Cite: "Aquatic Centre for Southamerican Games / Paisajes Emergentes" 30 Sep 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/79876/aquatic-centre-for-panamerican-games-paisajes-emergentes/> ISSN 0719-8884
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