NEWS
Rabot Dutilleul tapped to develop aquatic centre with world's deepest dive pool
POSTED 08 Feb 2019 . BY Andrew Manns
French construction firm Rabot Dutilleul has been retained by the city of Lille to develop an expansive, eco-friendly natatorium.

Designed by German architects Auer Weber, the future facility, set to feature a 42.5-metre diving pool – the deepest in the world – will also comprise three swimming pools, a restaurant, a balneotherapy area, and a wellbeing centre with cryotherapy, sauna, and steam room facilities.

Another highlight of the €78.5m (US$89m, £68.7m) recreational complex will be its 8,000 sq m green roof, an energy-efficient leisure space that will double as a miniature park.

Commenting on the project, Damien Castelain, president of the Métropole Européenne de Lille (MEL), said: "This new sports facility focuses on the environment, taking into account the key issues of energy consumption, water consumption, and the conservation of biodiversity."

He continued: "I am delighted with this decision, which will lead – in 2021 – to the construction of a facility that combines quality services for urban citizens and respect for the environment."

The new attraction is expected to welcome an estimated 550,000 visitors annually.

Construction on the project is slated to commence in November.
The site will also have the deepest dive pool in the world. Credit: Courtesy of Auer Weber
An expansive green roof will double as a miniature park. Credit: Courtesy of Auer Weber
The aquatic centre will feature multiple indoor and outdoor pools, as well as a wellness area. Credit: Courtesy of Auer Weber
German studio Auer Weber are serving as the design architects for the project. Credit: Courtesy of Auer Weber
 


CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
 
Leisure Management - Rabot Dutilleul tapped to develop aquatic centre with world's deepest dive pool...
21 Jul 2019 Leisure Management: daily news and jobs
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

08 Feb 2019

Rabot Dutilleul tapped to develop aquatic centre with world's deepest dive pool
BY Andrew Manns

The new facility will be located in Lille, France.

The new facility will be located in Lille, France.
photo: Courtesy of Auer Weber

French construction firm Rabot Dutilleul has been retained by the city of Lille to develop an expansive, eco-friendly natatorium.

Designed by German architects Auer Weber, the future facility, set to feature a 42.5-metre diving pool – the deepest in the world – will also comprise three swimming pools, a restaurant, a balneotherapy area, and a wellbeing centre with cryotherapy, sauna, and steam room facilities.

Another highlight of the €78.5m (US$89m, £68.7m) recreational complex will be its 8,000 sq m green roof, an energy-efficient leisure space that will double as a miniature park.

Commenting on the project, Damien Castelain, president of the Métropole Européenne de Lille (MEL), said: "This new sports facility focuses on the environment, taking into account the key issues of energy consumption, water consumption, and the conservation of biodiversity."

He continued: "I am delighted with this decision, which will lead – in 2021 – to the construction of a facility that combines quality services for urban citizens and respect for the environment."

The new attraction is expected to welcome an estimated 550,000 visitors annually.

Construction on the project is slated to commence in November.



Connect with
Leisure Management
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Science and Industry Museum repairs go ahead with government backing
Science and Industry Museum repairs go ahead with government backing   19 Jul 2019

Urgently-needed repair work has begun on the Grade II listed Power Hall at Manchester's Science and Industry Museum, following an injection of funding .... more>>
One&Only announces second European resort on Greece’s Kéa Island
One&Only announces second European resort on Greece’s Kéa Island   19 Jul 2019

Dolphin Capital Partners and Kerzner International Holdings Limited have broken ground on the site of One&Only Kéa Island in Greece. Situated in a .... more>>
GWI launches Wellness Retail Initiative
GWI launches Wellness Retail Initiative   19 Jul 2019

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has announced a new initiative to explore opportunities wellness is creating in retail. Members of the newly .... more>>
Townsville takes a shine to new Halo light show
Townsville takes a shine to new Halo light show   19 Jul 2019

A spectacular light and sound event is launching today (19 July) in Townsville, north-eastern Queensland in Australia. Halo, which is created by .... more>>
First plans for London's Horniman Museum redevelopment are unveiled
First plans for London's Horniman Museum redevelopment are unveiled   19 Jul 2019

The Horniman Museum and Gardens in London is seeking feedback on concept plans produced by Studio Egret West that are designed to make the museum more .... more>>
Flyger, Fraenkel join GSN
Flyger, Fraenkel join GSN   19 Jul 2019

The Green Spa Network has elected to new board members to its team: Teresa Flyger, director, global brand wellness at Hilton Worldwide and Sallie .... more>>
Company profile


TVS Group

Our company was established in April 2009 and this year marks our 10 year anniversary.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Moving with ease and style

Moving with ease and style

Beauty therapists getting dressed for work in the morning need a quick, hassle-free comfortable uniform solution. More>>




in this issue

• Merlin sold in US$7.49bn mega deal
• Rathbone Boxing Club opens in London
• Serpentine Pavilion opens to thje public



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Birmingham, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Poplar, London, UK
Company: GLL
Customer Services Advisor
Salary: £8.21 - £8.70 per hour
Location: Yate, Bristol, UK
Company: Circadian Leisure Trust
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




23-25 Jul 2019

National Sports Convention (NSC)

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Tourism: High flyers
How bmi and Projekt Spielberg are growing British tourism to Graz More>>
  Social good: Ivo Gormley
GoodGym founder Ivo Gormley fights back against loneliness in society More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Sports: Play to the crowd
When public sector budgets are tight, crowdfunding is an attractive option More>>
  Green space: Space age
With land at a premium, the definition of public parks and green space is evolving More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd