Buildings

FUNCHAL’ SWIMMING COMPLEX

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
Secretaria Regional do Equipamento Social e Ambiente da Madeira

SERVICES:
Project Design of Foundations and Structures
Water Supply and Sewerage Networks
Technical Assistance during Construction

BEGINING:
2002

CONCLUSION:
2005

LOCATION:
Funchal, Portugal

DESCRIPTION

Funchal’ Swimming Complex comprises several swimming pools, with 2 distinctive spaces:

  • Space A – an Olympic size swimming pool, a swimming pool with diving boards and their technical areas, bathhouses, spectator stands and respective access, occupying an area of about 3.960m2.
  • Space B – a teaching pool, a children’ swimming pool and respective support areas (technical areas, bathhouses, bar, spectator stands and accesses), with approximately 3.815m2.

Both areas have wooden roofs with glued laminated wood, formed by composed double arches, with a 47m span, and 10m spacing (Space A). Space B has simple arches with a 37,5m span and 5m spacing.