COBE architects: bellahoj COBE architects: bellahoj
feb 04, 2010

COBE architects: bellahoj

‘bellahøj’

‘bellahøj’ project by COBE architects is built on the ambition to create a more community friendly atmosphere by reinvigorating the park space in the city of bellahøj, denmark. the public swimming facilities have been arranged in one compact space, this allows spectators to conveniently oversee swimming activities while also creating a more sustainable use of energy within the park. a 50 m pool for more advanced swimmers is positioned at the higher, northern side of the hall. meanwhile leisure pools are located at the lower southern side, directly connecting to the park.

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the pool halls have been designed directly into the sloping terrains. light is let into the halls via a series of openings covered with plastic air-filled ‘cushions’. access paths span from one side of the park to the other, thus, creating connections between the interior and exterior pools.

the sand from excavations will be reused to create a sunbather hill that will give an overview of the park and the city.

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