London Design Festival, Spetember 13th - 21st
This year's London Design Festival starts today.
One of the presentations is displayed into January--called Urban Plunge: New Designs For Natural Swimming In Our Cities, looks at how cities are aiming to re-engage with rivers through swimming.
From the Roca Gallery website:
The exhibition, curated by Jane Withers for Wonderwater, showcases five architectural interventions for swimming in clean natural waters in the heart of our cities: + Pool, New York (Playlab & Family NYC); Thames Baths Project, London (Studio Octopi); Copenhagen Harbour Baths, (JDS Architects); King's Cross Pond Club, London (Ooze & Marjetica Potrč) and House of Water, Copenhagen (Tredje Natur).
London Design Festival media coverage
-- "London Design Special," Financial Times Magazine
-- "A Complete Guide to This Year's London Design Festival," New York Times
-- "London Design Festival highlights," Telegraph
-- "London Design Festival 2014: six things you won't want to miss," Time Out London
-- "Highlights," Financial Times