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French spa’s green roof calms rheumatologic patients in a green wooden cocoon

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Vincent Callebaut Architectures in association with Frederic Magnien Architect have designed a mobilization swimming pool for the city of Royat in France. Located on rivers Tiretaine and Liaboux the pool specifically designed for cardio-arterial and rheumatologic patients wear a green roof as architectural highlight. Representative of contemporary design form sensitive to high environmental quality the round pools are positioned in a huge hall under green wave made from glass, steel and wood.

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The wooden façade of the pool is draped in aquatic plants with well defined contours and colorful beaches. Working more like a spa the green wave’s roof also has two skylights to soothe the patients as they relax in the thermal water of the stainless steel pools.

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Via: eVolo

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