Bernard Schoeller’s “Tournesol” swimming pool renovated by Urbane Kultur

The project preserves the simplicity the original pool: the extensions built over time are demolished, the area liberated by moving the changing rooms allow three stainless steel basins to take place under the dome. The extension building houses the entrance hall, changing rooms, offices and technical rooms.

 

“Tournesol” swimming pool renovation © Jean Baptiste Dorner

“Tournesol” swimming pool renovation © Jean Baptiste Dorner

 

French firm Urbane Kultur expanded a “Tournesol” swimming pool in Lingolsheim, France. The dome-shaped swimming pool suffered from poor insulation and restricted space for changing rooms. Strasbourg studio Urbane Kultur was assigned to refurbish the building and add an extension at the side for new changing rooms and offices, freeing up space inside for two new swimming pools. (more…)