The exhibition Urban Plunge: New designs for natural swimming in our cities at Roca London Gallery has been extended until 7 February 2015, for more information click here
URBAN PLUNGE EXTENDED – 7 Feb ’15
URBAN PLUNGE TALK: DESIGNING THE FUTURE URBAN SWIMMING EXPERIENCE 5 Nov ’14
In conjunction with the exhibition Urban Plunge, architects from Copenhagen, Rotterdam and London explore the future of urban swimming, discussing designs that facilitate positive change and their visions for reclaiming city waterways.
Join us for an evening with the architects who are transforming urban waters, from river baths to natural bathing ponds, with presentations from JDS Architects, Ooze, Studio Octopi and Jane Withers, curator of Urban Plunge.
With the support of the Danish Arts Foundation, The Embassy of Denmark, London and King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership.
URBAN PLUNGE IN THE FINANCIAL TIMES 5 Sept ’14
URBAN PLUNGE AT ROCA LONDON GALLERY 11 Sept ’14 – 10 Jan ’15
Urban Plunge, curated by Jane Withers for Wonderwater at the Roca London Gallery, explores the growing urban swimming movement through a series of proposals for river and harbour baths in London, New York and Copenhagen that envisage imaginative new ways to enjoy urban water environments. The exhibition showcases architectural interventions for swimming in clean natural waters in the heart of our cities. With built projects exhibited alongside future visions for new water leisure spaces, Urban Plunge aims to show how designers are challenging our attitude to the urban water environment and showing how water can enrich urban experience
The exhibition launching on 11 of September to coincide with the London Design Festival (13-21 September 2014)
Curator Jane Withers discusses Urban Plunge exhibition with ICON magazine