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.
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
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
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
The mayor of Brussels proposed a swimming pond, 5 weeks before elections. What shall we think about it?Read More
There are already two outdoor pools in Brussels in private sports clubs for members only. We question this exclusiveness, outdoor swimming must be accessible to everyone.Read More
How to enjoy the water safely, how responsibility is dealt with in other countries and how safe swimming in existing water could like in Brussels.Read More
Bruxelles Les Bains will move in 2019. Should POOL IS COOL be involved in its redefinition and help to realize the part that was always missing: the ‘bain’? It could be a first step towards permanent outdoor swimming in Brussels.Read More
Earlier this week, Bianca Debaets made the news with her proposal for the transformation of the lake in Bois de la Cambre into a public swimming pond. Here is what we think about this nice idea.Read More
Recently we received an email comprising a wide range of remarks and questions we often face. We take it as a nice opportunity to explain a bit more in detail our ambitions and POOL IS COOL in general.Read More
There are no tests done on water quality regarding the possibility on swimming because the responsible minister expects it to be too bad. And that's why swimming is not allowed ...Read More
When presenting POOL IS COOL we're often confronted with the remark that the Brussels' weather is too bad for outdoor swimming. Is that true? Let's have a look!Read More