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New rainwater-filled public pool just one feature planned for Cologne's historic harbor

Danish architects COBE have designed the transformation planned for Cologne, a 2000-year-old city in Western Germany - from an old industrial harbor into an eco-friendly neighborhood organized around a huge waterfall and a large public pool. The architects won the recent competition organized by Cologne-based urban development company, Moderne Stadt. COBE collaborated with German engineers Transsolar and German firm Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl on the design of the project, resulting in a development that features an innovative water strategy and rainwater harvesting system.
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