glass-bottomed sky pool set to bridge south london apartment complex
glass-bottomed sky pool set to bridge south london apartment complex
aug 20, 2015
glass-bottomed sky pool set to bridge south london apartment complex


glass-bottomed sky pool set to bridge south london apartment complex
all images courtesy of HAL architects / ballymore

 

 

 

labeled as a ‘world’s first’, a 27 meter-long (90 feet) glass bottomed swimming pool is set to be installed at nine elms, a riverside district under construction in south london. suspended ten storeys above ground, the pool will bridge two apartment buildings making it possible to swim between the two structures.

glass bottomed sky pool embassy gardens legacy buildings london HAL architects arup designboom
the pool is suspended ten storeys above ground

 

 

 

the pool forms part of the embassy gardens legacy buildings, a project commissioned by developers ballymore who selected HAL architects to work alongside arup associates as engineers, camlins as landscapers and luis bustamante to work on the scheme’s interiors. the remainder of the 2,000-unit complex will include a ‘working from home’ business area, a gym and a rooftop bar. the buildings will start on site in the summer of 2015 with the first completions due in 2017.

glass bottomed sky pool embassy gardens legacy buildings london HAL architects arup designboom
the pool measures 27 meters in length

glass bottomed sky pool embassy gardens legacy buildings london HAL architects arup designboom
the pool forms part of a project commissioned by developers ballymore

glass bottomed sky pool embassy gardens legacy buildings london HAL architects arup designboom
areas of greenery occupy the scheme’s lower levels

glass bottomed sky pool embassy gardens legacy buildings london HAL architects arup designboom
the 2,000-unit complex will include a business area, a gym and a rooftop bar

glass bottomed sky pool embassy gardens legacy buildings london HAL architects arup designboom
the buildings will start on site in the summer of 2015 with the first completions due in 2017

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