Hong Kong planning a beautiful, climatic-responsive swimming pool


Comprising a 50m indoor heated-pool with 960-seat spectator stand and an outdoor 25m teaching-pool, Tung Chung Swimming Pool will be a public facility for residents in Tung Chung New Town in the suburban area of Hong Kong. The design takes the concept of a sea shell resting on the shore, and using a double-layer PTFE tensioned membrane over a steel truss system, the building will allow daylight to infiltrate it so that, in all seasons, user staying indoor can bathe in diffused and glare-free natural light. Read more here on World Architecture News, via inhabitat.com.



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