UBC Aquatic Centre wins Global Architecture & Design award 2018

UBC Aquatic Centre wins Global Architecture & Design award 2018

UBC Aquatic Centre wins Global Architecture & Design Award 2018 in the Sports and Recreation (Built) category. The 85,000 sf program includes a 51m FINA basin, a 25m diving well with moveable floor and a warm water leisure basin. The plan is divided north-south into 4 program bars: Change rooms, Community Aquatics, Competition Aquatics and Spectator Bleachers. The new facility is fully accessible and inclusive, provides ideal acoustics for coaching communication and training, and all finishes and systems are designed for durability and ease of maintenance; all while visually symbolizing the eminent venue of international competition.

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