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Kengo Kuma & Associates Reveal Plans for New Aquatics Centre on Copenhagen's Waterfront

Posted On: Jan 12, 2018   |   Posted By: Arch Daily

Kengo Kuma & Associates Reveal Plans for New Aquatics Centre on Copenhagen's Waterfront

Courtesy of Kengo Kuma & Associates
Kengo Kuma & Associates have recently won a competition to design a new waterfront cultural centre as part of the masterplan for Copenhagen 's Paper Island. The unique cone shaped form will combine facilities for sports associations, harbour baths and an indoor/outdoor pool along the edge of the main canal. In a press release from Copenhagen City they praised the project on the connection created between land and sea, fulfilling Copenhagen's vision of a new addition to Paper Island. Kengo Kuma & Associate's proposal was up against strong competition from BIG , 3XN Architects , AART Archtitects + Cubo Arkitekter and ALA Architects + Studio Octopi.
Courtesy of Kengo Kuma & Associates
Water has been incredibly important in the development of Copenhagen 's history, culture and urban life. Recognised by Kengo Kuma & Associates , the new Water Front Cultural Centre will celebrate water through its different forms: steam, flow and the reflection of light and shadow. Each of the...

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