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In pictures: a year in the life of the King's Cross Pond

By Stephanie Hartman

This time last year, a new body of water popped up in King’s Cross and intrepid Londoners have been stripping off and dipping into it ever since. The UK’s first man-made fresh water public bathing pool, created by Ooze Architects and Marjetica Potrc as an art installation to throw fresh eyes on the urban area, has changed considerably over the course of 12 months thanks to the landscaping surrounding it. The chemical-free pond is flanked by pioneer plants, wild flowers and grasses which have evolved over the seasons. Take a look at the transformation below.

May 2015

June 2015  

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November 2015

 December 2015

 January 2016

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 June 2016

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