Vox Architects Transforms Moscow Olympics Aquatics Facility for Fitness Chain World Class

Reinventing a Moscow aquatics facility from the 1980 Summer Olympic Games as a branch of the fitness chain World Class, Vox Architects retained the original window wall and added a trainer’s stand fronted with a convex disk upholstered in faux leather. Photography by Sergey Ananiev.

A corridor passes between the hot tub and the pool en route to the locker rooms and saunas. Photography by Sergey Ananiev.

The custom stretched ceiling system is PVC fabric. Photography by Sergey Ananiev.

Ceramic mosaic tile lines the pool. Photography by Sergey Ananiev.

Signage is steel. Photography by Sergey Ananiev.

Pieter Jamart custom-designed the chaise longues. Photography by Sergey Ananiev.

Chairs are also his. Photography by Sergey Ananiev.

Recessed ceiling fixtures are LED. Photography by Sergey Ananiev.

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