25m pool Kwekkelstijn, Rosmalen
1.036 m² GFA
April 2017 – May 2018
ca. € 2.300.000,-
The existing 25 meter outdoor pool of Kwekkelstijn has been completely renewed and transformed to a sustainable and full-fledged training and competition pool. The foldable façade along the entire length of the pool ensures that during the summer season the pool is optimally connected to the outdoor pool and sunbathing area. The additional of a multifunctional room, connected to the existing cafeteria, gives visitors a clear view of the pool and also provides ample space for the local swim clubs.
Air, light an space are the core values of the design. The natural and sustainable materialization of wood and steel give the interior a pleasant and warm feel. The changing area is placed on the platform as a “piece of furniture” and forms a distinct color accent. The stands along the length of the pool provide space for 50 spectators. The façade blends in well in its surroundings, both in material and color scheme.
The new 25 meter pool will functional almost energy neutral. 300 solar panels will be added to the roof. The placement of a drum filter will lower the water usage by 75%. The heating will be provided by a heat pump, eliminating the need for a gas heater and making the accommodation CO2 neutral.