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Habitat Recreation Centre / DFJ Architects

Habitat Recreation Centre / DFJ Architects

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  • Civil & Structural Engineering:Ardill Payne & Partners
  • Electrical/Hydraulic/Mechanical Engineers:MDA Consulting Engineers
  • Civil:Ardill Payne & Partners
  • Structural Engineering:Ardill Payne & Partners
  • Electrical Engineers:MDA Consulting Engineers
  • Hydraulic Engineers:MDA Consulting Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers:MDA Consulting Engineers
  • City:Byron Bay
  • Country:Australia
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Text description provided by the architects. Freed from its more utilitarian surroundings, Habitat Recreation’s floating translucent roof beckons visitors to explore under its sculptural wings.

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Provided free of charge for use by residents and tenants, it offers daily opportunities to relax, meet neighbours and build community. It features a grassed area, 25-metre lap pool, kids pool, showers, toilets, change rooms, barbecues, ping pong tables, lockable bike storage and edible gardens.

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Floor plan
Floor plan
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© Christopher Frederick Jones

Toilets and change rooms are a covered outdoor area clustered around a central corridor, eliminating the need for mechanical ventilation or daytime lighting by providing ample amounts of daylight and fresh air.

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© Christopher Frederick Jones
© Christopher Frederick Jones
© Christopher Frederick Jones

Rainwater feeds the pool and amenities, while Habitat’s embodied energy network powers the hot water and lights.

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© Christopher Frederick Jones

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Address:1 Porter St, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

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Cite: "Habitat Recreation Centre / DFJ Architects" 17 Feb 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/933856/habitat-recreation-centre-dfj-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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