How about swimming with a view in Brussels? The “Brussels Bouwmeester” just published the architecture competition for a new building on the site of Abattoir in Anderlecht, with a public pool on the roof!Read More
Yes, and here are some details!
Oui, et voici quelques détails !
Ja, en hier zijn enkele details!
We applied at the Future Architecture Platform to be invited for the Creative Exchange Conference in February 2019. Vote for POOL IS COOL.Read More
The City of Brussels has decided to build an open air pool, it’s possibly the first step towards the revival of outdoor swimming in Brussels!
An analysis of what is actually written in the agreement.
New: the POOL IS COOL ONLINE SHOP! Now you can get all the cool POOL IS COOL shirts, sweaters and caps for you or your friends and family. And we get financial support for future projects. Win-win!Read More
POOL IS COOL, as external expert, will follow up the ongoing design project at BRUFACE, the joint engineering program of ULB and VUB, for an in- and outdoor swimming facility at the Neerpede lakes in Anderlecht.Read More
After a visit to the wasteland around Gare de l’Ouest and Beekkant we’re convinced that there is a big potential for an open air pool in the future.Read More
Thanks to everyone who ran with us the Brussels Canal Run with the message “TODAY WE RUN, TOMORROW WE SWIM!” Let’s make the canal the place for outdoor swimming in Brussels!Read More
POOL IS COOL was invited to “Baignade en Ville”, a conference on outdoor swimming in Paris. It revealed the importance of joined action by all authorities and administrations to make things happen.Read More
We finally watched “Men Who Swim” and discussed POOL IS COOL! It took us a while to find the right place, right time and right weather …Read More
Oceade, with the last little bit of public outdoor swimming closed its doors last weekend. Find here a link to an article in the magazine of BRUZZ on this occasion, and the translations to English and French.Read More
In Paris we visited a great example of pools that can be both: open on hot summer days and closed when the temperature drops.Read More
The canals in the north of Paris are an impressive example of the role that water can play in a city. Could they be taken as examples for the canal in Brussels?Read More
We recently visited Paris to meet Eddy Laglisse, founder of the website and community MonSwim, for a talk and a swim in the Canal de l’Ourcq.Read More
This year we closed the dry swimming season on the most fun day in the city, the car free Sunday! Another group of novices was trained to swim safe and dry in the future.Read More
POOL IS COOL is featured in the latest publication by Human Cities which will be presented at the Tallinn Design Festival.Read More
The mayor of Brussels proposed a swimming pond, 5 weeks before elections. What shall we think about it?Read More
For the first time the Brussels’ environmental agency monitors the water quality regarding swimming in Brussels. We joined the measuring to learn more about it.Read More