Architekturbüro Hans Golwitzer
PFG Lechbruck Planungsgesellschaft für Freizeitbauten GmbH
innovative, year round swim centre uses a timber grid shell to span
across the 55m diameter pool hall. The Texlon ETFE system is used as a
cladding element to the grid shell, not only because of its light weight
and optical transparency but also due to its ability to cope with
Texlon is an ideal choice for swimming centres because of its durability and its imperviousness to chemical attack. Its high insulative qualities also mean that the roof system acts as a thermal blanket, reducing the energy lost through the roof to a minimum.