Wednesday, 22 July 2015 00:00

King's Cross swimming pond

Amid the noise and rubble of London’s biggest development site, Ooze Architects and artist Marjetica Potrc have created a place where city dwellers can shake off the dust and swim with nature. Welcome to King’s Cross Pond Club

Published in Features
Friday, 22 May 2015 01:00

Studio Octopi’s Thames Baths

Addressing both the issue of London's limited use of one of its greatest assets and a resurgent public interest in outdoor swimming, Studio Octopi's Thames Baths proposal looks set to take a significant step towards realisation. We spoke to the firm's founder, Chris Romer-Lee

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Monday, 01 September 2014 01:00

Urban Plunge – wild swimming in the city

An exhibition at the Roca London Gallery showcases a series of architectural proposals to reclaim natural water sources in London, New York and Copenhagen for recreational use. We spoke to curator Jane Withers about how we can better exploit our rivers and harbours

Published in Features