“Planning a competition and leisure pool” sounds harmless at first. But if you savour these words, it quickly becomes clear that such a building has to meet a multitude of other requirements in addition to the highest standards of architecture and equipment.
A general service for the population, an element of social infrastructure potentially of interest to every age group from 0 to 100, and one takes up trends and yet does not lose face. But what is “sport” for a 75-year-old user, and what does “leisure” mean to a young person?
The swimming pools and sports facilities presented in this issue of "sb" are also characterised by their response to the needs of users.