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Copenhagen Harbour Bath / PLOT

28 January 2014

A swimmer

Rather than imitating the traditional Danish indoor swimming bath, the Harbour Bath offers an urban harbour landscape with dry-docks, piers, boat ramps, cliffs, playgrounds, and pontoons. Introducing harbour baths in Copenhagen has proved a way of turning the abstract idea of clean water into something concrete and tangible. 

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Discussion starters

  • Brief development: Use this and other examples to communicate the outcome to be produced and the attributes for an outcome. (level 1) Establish the specifications for an outcome based on the nature of the outcome required to address the need or opportunity and informed by key stakeholder considerations. (level 5)
  • Characteristics of technology: Use this and other examples to support students to critically analyse examples of technological developments and their consequences, known
 and unknown and intended and unintended, to gain insight into the social responsibility technologists have due to the interventionist nature of technology. (level 8)

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Keywords: Copenhagen harbour bath, brief development, characteristics of technology

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