Plans for the new olympic sized swimming pool in Iraq by Dos architects.
Having won the competition to build the ‘olympic swimming pool’ in erbil, kurdistan, london-based DOS architects have shared some images of their proposal. Inspired by the shapes of waves, the stadium is comprised of two massive curving concrete beams that replicate the same bend as a section through agitated water. The two integrated counteracting structural members define a steel and glass roof plane that will allow for the sunshine to enter the building, brightening up both the interior pool and 2000-seat capacity arena with plenty of natural light, as well as the timber-clad sides. Construction is expected to begin later this year.
Images courtesy of DOS architects