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Sava Pool

San Francisco, California
Mark Cavagnero Associates and Paulett Taggart Architects

Completion Date: December 2008

Owner: City and County of San Francisco

Sava Pool
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Program: A 16,400-square-foot public swimming pool.

Design concept and solution: The Sava Pool, designed for both recreational and competitive functions, is situated at the southern end of a public park between a vehicular thoroughfare and a residential neighborhood. The pool is composed of compact interlocking cast-in-place forms atop a plinth. The exposed concrete is contrasted with an aluminum curtainwall and hand-crafted tiles; the natatorium is housed in a form with glazing on all sides.

Gross square footage:
4200 sq. ft.

Site size:
120 acres

Total construction cost:
$1,200,000

Architect:
Mark Cavagnero Associates
1045 Sansome St., Ste. 200
San Francisco, CA  94111
T:  415 398 6944
F:  415 398 6943
www.cavagnero.com

Paulett Taggart Architects
501 Greenwich Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
P  415 956 1116 
F  415 956 0528
www.ptarc.com

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