Kengo Kuma & Associates Reveal Plans for New Aquatics Centre on Copenhagen's Waterfront

Kengo Kuma & Associates Reveal Plans for New Aquatics Centre on Copenhagen's Waterfront. Cortesy of Kengo Kuma & Associates
12/01/2018
Kengo Kuma & Associates Reveal Plans for New Aquatics Centre on Copenhagen's Waterfront
[Copenhagen] Denmark
metalocus, PABLO SEBASTIÁN
Kengo Kuma & Associates Reveal Plans for New Aquatics Centre on Copenhagen's Waterfront. Cortesy of Kengo Kuma & Associates
Kengo Kuma & Associates have recently won a competition to design a new waterfront cultural centre as part of the masterplan for Copenhagen’s Paper Island. The unique cone shaped form will combine facilities for sports associations, harbour baths and an indoor/outdoor pool along the edge of the main canal. In a press release from Copenhagen City they praised the project on the connection created between land and sea, fulfilling Copenhagen’s vision of a new addition to Paper Island.

A unanimous jury have selected Japanese architect firm Kengo Kuma and Associates as the winner of the architect competition to design a waterfront cultural centre as part of the masterplan for Copenhagen’s Papirøen (Paper Island). In a press release from Copenhagen City they praised the project on the connection created between land and sea, fulfilling Copenhagen’s vision of a new addition to Paper Island. Kengo Kuma & Associate's proposal was up against strong competition from BIG, 3XN Architects, AART Archtitects + Cubo Arkitekter and ALA Architects + Studio ...read more

Architects
Kengo Kuma & Associates.
Partner in Charge.- Yuki Ikeguchi. Project Architect.- Marc Moukarzel
Associate Architects
Cornelius Vöge
Collaborators
Engineering Design.- Søren Jensen Engine
ers. Consulting Architect.- Niels Sigsgaard
Area
5,000.00 m²
Dates
2018
Venue
Trangravsvej 14, 1436 København K, Denma
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KUMA

Kengo Kuma was born in Yokohama (Kanagawa, Japan) in 1954. He studied architecture at the University of Tokyo, finishing his degree in 1979. In 1987, he opened the "Spatial Design Studio". In 1990 he founded "Kengo Kuma & Associates" and extend the study to Europe (Paris, France) in 2008. Since 1985 and until 2009, has taught as visiting professor and holder at the universities of Columbia, Keio, Illino...read more