Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura

Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura

Barcelona, ES


Olympic Swimming Pool of Montpellier

From the entrance lobby, the view of the two pools and the sports hall is immediate. Visitors, who enter at the highest level of the public seating, are met with a view of the sporting pool below with the leisure pool to its right. Spectators can watch competitions from either side of the sporting pool. Conceived as two squares fused into one, the leisure area and the sporting area are fully integrated visually, spatially and functionally. The building’s light roof is suspended over the two pools. The program includes an olympic swimming pool (25 x 50 m), a leisure swimming pool(25 x 12,5 m) a health club, a bar, a restaurant, retail area.

Client: Serm
Total area: 15,000 sqm

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Status: Built
Location: Montpellier, FR