New sb: Pools and wellness facilities

“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.

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Photo: Christopher Arnoldi