Municipal Swimming Pool Campo Maior

Piscinas Municipais de Campo Maior

Municipal Swimming Pool Campo Maior
Spolupráce:Carlos Miguel Dias
Address: Alameda dos Bombeiros Voluntários, Campo Maior, Portugal

The site: a low promontory. Nearby there was once a small eighteen-century fort. A most beautiful view over the castle, the ancient town and the landscape. 
The programme: a municipal outdoor swimming pool, with three pools –including one of learning to swim and one for children. A cafeteria above.
The concept: a square plateau built on the ground, a pergola which defines the space and recalls the belvederes of old, a space for contemplating , and one which may be contemplated. 
The building: the pools are excavated in the platform, with the facilities underneath. The cafeteria up above looks down on the pools and the landscape. The geometrical rotation builds up a spiral around the mid-line.
JLCG Arquitectos
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