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3XN goes behind the scenes - Architecture Exhibition at Berlin's Aedes Gallery 

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The Polish Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia  

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This futuristic triangular building that houses a new swimming pool in Hong Kong is derived from the shape of the site that it occupies
Farrells were commissioned to build a new home for the Kennedy Town Swimming Pool in Hong Kong, after its former facility was demolished to make way for a new MTR train station. The site chosen for the pool was a derelict car park on a patch of reclaimed land, with an uninterrupted sea view. Farrells were commissioned to create a memorable landmark surrounded by landscaping, trees and green walls to revive the neighbourhood and attract local residents to keep fit and healthy by using the facility. To achieve this, they designed a futuristic triangular form derived from the shape of the site and framed by the city’s historic tram line, residential towers and Victoria Harbour. The first phase of the complex – a 50m (164ft) outdoor pool and a smaller leisure pool – opened to the public in 2011. During construction of the new West Island Line, the site adjacent to the fi

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