chartier-corbasson converts old swimming pool into modern concert hall chartier-corbasson converts old swimming pool into modern concert hall
feb 09, 2016

chartier-corbasson converts old swimming pool into modern concert hall

chartier-corbasson converts old swimming pool into modern concert hall
all images courtesy of chartier-corbasson architects




a shiny new façade accompanies interior renovations of a former swimming pool, which was transformed into a top of the line concert hall and recording studio by paris-based chartier-corbasson architects. a system of golden stainless steel wall panels were applied to the building, referencing the musical instruments found within.

entrance footbridge  




the geometry of the design was arrived at via computer algorithm. each panel is layered on a steel frame, and measures in at a slim 30cm in total thickness. the public enters under a raised portion of the metal ‘skin’, into a color saturated foyer area. the basement — former pool and locker rooms — features the most change, and includes three recording studios, dressing rooms, and auxiliary storage areas. 

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façade detail 

the façade reflects the location’s various trees and buildings 


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interior with single red bar light 

surrealist foyer 

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concert hall basement 



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