Luzhniki swimming pool

Year: 2014

Size: 56 500 sq.m

Client: Codest

Services: Architectural concept, Design documents, Working drawings, Author supervision

Project team leader: Yuliy Borisov

   The project was chosen as the winner of competition on the concept of reconstruction of the pool "Luzhniki". In total 43 applications from the Russian bureaus and the international consortiums were submitted. The organizer was JSC Olympic Complex Luzhniki.
   One of the main tasks was preservation of characteristic shape both of all sports complex and its separate parts, including buildings of the open swimming pool "Luzhniki". The project provides preservation of a northeast wall of the pool with bas-reliefs and also northern and southern walls of the pool with colonnades.
   The building is formed of two volumes: the lower part with authentic elements and colonnades and the top part with the strict ornamented structure on the main facade and identical bas-reliefs on stylistics on lateral facades.