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Born of the desire to swim in NEW YORK city's rivers +POOL: The World's First Floating Water-Filtering Aquatic Facility, NYC

Born of the desire to swim in NEW YORK city's rivers +POOL:  The World's First Floating Water-Filtering Aquatic Facility, NYC | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Born of the desire to swim in new york city's rivers, '+pool', the world's first floating water-filtering aquatic facility, will be the largest publicly funded civic project ever.

Three new yorkers have worked with international engineering and design firms such as ARUP to create '+pool', the world's first recreational floating aquatic filtering facility. The layered structure is designed to purify river water, over a half million gallons daily.

Composed of four sections forming the '+', the program is designed to accommodate everyone -- children and adults, athletes and bathers alike. the project is finished 'tile by tile', where each block is inscribed with a name or personal message of a sponsor or group of sponsors who donate over 25 USD.


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Stunning wood-clad house in Chile...

Stunning wood-clad house in Chile... | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Metamorphosis 1 is the remodel of a home in Chile by architects Jose Ulloa Davet + Delphine Ding. The project is organized according to a helical path which, through the extension of an existing deck and the overhang of the new room, allows the user to go up to two new panoramic terraces on the house.

The skin on the project is designed as an autonomous unit, through modulated square openings with measures based on a 30 centimeters module and a skin with a changing rhythm. New areas of the house blend into the existing through the ventilated timber skin, whose function is to avoid accumulations of water and moisture in the structure wall...


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