Stuttgart-based office 4a Architekten specializes in swimming pools. The exhibition shows what is important when designing comfortable spaces for swimmers and sauna-goers in Stuttgart’s Bad Berg and elsewhere.
They have renovated high-rise residential buildings in Ulm, designed a garden restaurant in Kiev and designed an apartment in Moscow, but they specialize in swimming pools, 4a Architekten in Stuttgart.
The exhibition “Relationships. Location: Person: room” dedicated. Architecture fans can take a trip to Europe to see all the vitality, outdoor and indoor pools designed or modified by the office, from the family and leisure pool F.3 in Fellbach to the renovation of the salt pool in Bad Wimpfen. Construction of thermal baths in Vienna.
4a Architekten was also active in Stuttgart, in the city’s, if not the most famous, swimming cult. Wire or Leyz? It’s a big question among city swimmers. Whichever mineral bath you prefer, Berg, renovated by architects, is definitely worth a visit, at least for people interested in architecture.
“Stuttgart office 4a Architekten has a good balance of conservation and renewal,” said our architecture critic Ula Hanselmann, praising the renovation of Stuttgart’s swimming pool in 2020.
The exhibition now sheds light on 4a Architekten’s working methods and how they shape the relationship between places, people and spaces, architecturally and atmospherically. These and other baths, including the much-lauded Lindau Thermal Baths, which won the Iconic Award 2022, can be seen until November 30.
The exhibition at the Raumgalerie at Ludwigstraße 73 opens on September 20th at 6pm and is on view until November 30th. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 11:00 to 19:00, Saturday 13:00 to 18:00. The gallery has gallery holidays from September 26th to October 18th and is closed during this time.
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