bjarke ingels group (BIG) has completed a new harbour bath in the danish city of aarhus. designed for up to 650 bathers, the complex features a 50-meter-long pool, a children’s pool, a diving pool, and two saunas. the aarhus harbour bath is believed the be the largest seawater structure of its kind. photographed here by rasmus hjortshøj, the facility will remain open until the end of the summer.

BIG aarhus harbour bath
all images by rasmus hjortshoj

 

 

BIG’s latest harbour bath forms a floating artificial island off the coast of denmark’s second-largest city. in addition to swimming facilities, beach volley courts, bars, and cafés will emerge along the sea front. in the long run, future plans for the area include a theater, hotel, restaurants, shops, and bathing huts. the aarhus harbour bath is open to the public between the hours of 11am and 7pm until the end of august 2018.

BIG aarhus harbour bath
the complex has been designed for up to 650 bathers

BIG aarhus harbour bath
a range of different pools have been created

BIG aarhus harbour bath
the bath forms a floating artificial island off the coast of denmark’s second-largest city

BIG aarhus harbour bath
the aarhus harbour bath is believed the be the largest seawater structure of its kind

BIG aarhus harbour bath
the complex will remain open until the end of august 2018

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