A brand new modern water sports activities centre has been created in Halsskov, Korsør in Denmark from three vibrant yellow delivery containers that have been stacked on prime of one another.
Designed by Mette Lund Traberg and Troels Holm of Sweco Architects, the objective of the mission was to emphasis the uncooked character of the positioning, each within the number of new supplies and the recycling of present ones. The concrete piers have been uncovered, with fragments of bulwarks and harbour fittings being preserved. The creation seemingly follows a rising worldwide pattern that has seen delivery containers being reworked and reused in numerous numerous and fascinating methods just lately, equivalent to the trendy surf camp within the Czech Republic constructed from three models, and a whole ski resort in Georgia that was constructed from containers.
The distinctive stacked design of the diving tower makes it attainable for customers to leap from heights of both 4, eight and eleven metres excessive, with the distinctive yellow construction seen from the Great Belt Bridge close by. The design additionally includes a climbing wall on the surface of the pier, with entry to the centre by way of ladders, ramps and floating platforms on the water, whereas the positioning contains three seaside volleyball and handball courts, and a facility constructing with bathrooms, a altering room and outside showers. Visiting the distinctive attraction is straightforward for water-loving travellers, as it’s open to the general public 12 months spherical and is free to make use of.
“The design originated and was inspired, from the history of the area. Before the construction of the Great Belt Bridge, Halsskov served as a vital ferry port and goods harbour, connecting Sjaelland with the rest of Denmark. After the bridge opened and the terminal closed, most signs of its former function were demolished and left vacant for many years. When the site was visited and we experienced a good potential in the remaining structures, it made sense to enhance and uplift the area’s former history by adapting our design to respond to the context,” Troels Holm advised Lonely Planet Travel News.
The space’s boundaries and benches additionally include former bulwarks from the ferry port, whereas new picket decks have been created from sawn second-hand materials. The facility’s buildings are lined with warmth handled wooden from sustainable forestry, chosen for minimal upkeep, whereas LED lighting is used to make the containers glow within the night.