Gallery: Parsons Design Workshop Transforms Highbridge Park Pool With E...

New York's city pools have been totally packed as of late, thanks to the mega heat wave that's been baking the city, and while the Big Apple does boast some pretty awesome swimming pools, more often than not, our public pools leave much to be desired. But graduate students in a Design Workshop at Parsons are changing that for one lucky pool in Manhattan. Working in collaboration with the city Parks Department, the architecture students designed an eco-friendly outdoor pavilion for the Highbridge Pool and Recreation Center in Washington Heights. Called the Splash House, the new structure maximizes the facility's space while providing all of the necessary amenities for summertime swimmers. The Splash House is currently under construction and it will officially be up and running by next summer!

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