The Cranbrook Natatorium is a building for a competitive swimming pool on the campus of the Cranbrook School in Michigan.
The 21,000 sq. ft. facility includes on an 8-lane, 25 yard swimming pool with seating for 200 spectators. The building breathes with the environment through 20 ft. tall wooden louver doors and 30 ft. oculi which open to the sky and when closed the lighted ceiling adds sparkle to the water.
Architect: Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects
Award: AIA 2001 Honor Winner for Architecture