Urban Beach
Entitled Urban Beach, the pool appears as a continuous band that is folded and lifted to create a mobius strip-like effect.  The folding allows the object to become more flexible, and the architects see it as a framework for various programmatic activities, such as an open-air movie theater in the summer, or a wellness center in the winter.
A major platform slopes into the water bringing users right to the edge of the IJ river, as an elevated strip wraps around the void of the pool to create a viewing deck.
The floating swimming pool touches upon many aspects…...


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