Fredriksberg out of doors swimming facility, Västerås by Topia landskapsarkitekter « Panorama Structure Platform

Within the 12 months 2017, the out of doors swimming facility in Fredriksberg (Västerås, Sweden) was destroyed by a hearth outbreak. A few years later Topia Panorama Architects, in collaboration with Carlsteds Architects, received the fee to design a brand new swimming facility on the similar spot. One of many primary targets with the brand new facility was to contribute positively to the location and reverse the dangerous fame that characterised the location because the fireplace. To take action the house needed to be fastidiously designed and the standard of each supplies and gear that have been chosen was of a excessive commonplace.


Earlier than the hearth, the swimming space was an essential assembly place within the neighborhood. With the opening of the brand new tub the house have been designed to develop into a vacation spot and appeal to even a wider vary of individuals and guests from different components of town as nicely.

The swimming space is situated in a big park known as Fredriksbergsparken and the re-opened facility works as an extension of the park with numerous inexperienced areas and plantings. The entire house is split into smaller areas; throughout the space you discover a calm café space with a darkish brown ground of floor bricks, two water play areas with fountains and working water, and a calmer screened-off space with the smaller pool and sunbeds from Nola. The center of the swimming space is the massive swimming pool, enclosed by a sloping garden with timber and a big furnishings piece for sitting and resting positioned beneath a pergola.

In opposition to the constructing climbing vegetation develop and partly cowl the facade. Along with preserved, grown-up timber these vegetation contribute to a way of a inexperienced oasis. Perennials that bloom in blue shades and the azur blue tones within the furnishings harmonize with the shade of the water. Within the plantings, honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos) is planted, which when totally grown will give a effective and sheer shade.

Undertaking Information

Panorama Structure: Topia landskapsarkitekter

Structure: Carlstedt Arkitekter
Undertaking location: Fredriksberg, Västerås, Sweden
Design 12 months: 2019-2020
12 months Constructed: 2022
Photograph: Nola Industries, Anders Fredriksen

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