The proposal 'Swimming Pool Feng Shui' by Paris-based Mikou Design Studio has been named winning entry in a competition for a swimming pool in the city of Issy les Moulineaux, France.
Project Description from the Architects:
Piscine du Fort was conceived as a praxis of lucidity, transparency and architectonic fluidity, where natural light defines the spatial experience.
Programmatic elements are organised as sweeping curvilinear forms immersed within the spatial continuum of the project. The composition of elements simultaneously creates a porosity, allowing light to flood the interior, whilst delineatingseperate functions within the structure with strong individual identities.The façades, fabricated from undulating golden timber, express the circular motions of water, making reference to energy circulation and centrepetal flux.
The building envelope has been worked and molded tosoften the linear effect of the volume, and introduces variation in the perception of the form.
Architect: Mikou Design Studio
Design team: Salwa Mikou, Selma Mikou, Cécile Jalby, Iskra Pencheva, Carlotta Mazzi, Michela Romanó, Martha Thumiger, Felicia Vocke, Martin Tubiana, Alfredo Huertas, Henry Beech-Mole)
Location: Issy les Moulineaux, France
Client: City of Issy-les-Moulineaux Spl Seine Ouest
Program: Swimming Pool Feng Shui
Area: 4 000 m2
Date: Competition 2012 Winning Proposal
Find also plans, sections and diagrams of the swimming pool in the image gallery below.
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