Llobregat Sports Center
Avda. del Baix Llobregat
s/n Cornellà de Llobregat.
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Building names(s): Llobregat Sports Center / P.E.L.L
Architect/Designer: Alvaro Siza
Completion date: 2005
function(s): sports, swimming pool
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 7 am to 23h
Thursday and Friday from 7 am to 22 pm
Saturday 8am to 20pm
Sunday, from 9am to 14pm
admission cost: Euro €6.70
construction cost: £14m
area: 40,000 m²
It is designed using simple forms in fair-faced concrete, typical for Siza.
The internal pool space is oval-shaped with peripheral curved ramps, like a magnified London Penguin Pool: its roof is dotted with sixty-two circular rooflights. There is also a rectilinear 2,500-seat sports hall.