Aquatic Centre for Southamerican Games

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Aquatic Centre for Southamerican Games
LOCATION MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA ARCHITECT PAISAJES EMERGENTES PHOTOGRAPHY IWAN BAAN Most swimming pools, for recreation or competition, are enclosed so that they can be used year-round, and the changing rooms and services are tucked under the bleachers. Medellin bills itself as the city of eternal spring, and decided to exploit its equable climate when it hosted the 2010 South American Games. Paisajes Emergentes, a small firm established by Luis Callejas with two of his contemporaries, won the competition for the Aquatic Centre with a complex of four outdoor pools that flank the existing Olympic pool and that are embedded in an…


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