August 2006: Swimmingpool

Editorial

“Nee, watt is dat warm!” Europe is groaning underneath the heat. Too much sun, too much heat, too much sweat. Cool down! Take a swim in PLOTKI’s new swimming pool issue!

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Swimming site, camp pool

What happens to a pool once the water flies off? Find out how students in Berlin turned a public swimming pool into a camping ground.

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The surprising history of the swimming suit

During summer swimming pools are definitivly the most fashionable place to be. But do not forget about the indispensable accessory: the swimming suit. We all know what swimsuits look like today, but they came a long way.

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How to swim in Berlin

Berlin is just like any other big city in Europe. It is like a big swimming pool.

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Swimming in blood and electricity


Watch out. Swimming Pools are not only filled with refreshing cold water. A little horror slide through swimming history.

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Beat the heat

How to make a swimming pool out of your own garden? Here is a short guide how to cool off on the hot summer days.

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parvati the plaster collector

Swimming pools are reservoir of plasters, viruses and bacteria. Follow a tale of how an infection of the foot changed the world.

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Bernie the Beetle

beer = good. swimming pools = good. swimming pool + beer = beetle heaven…

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Aquarium for Humans

Solely under transparent blue, like a fish with hands and feet the man tries to find the relationship between himself and the swimming pool. A collage of thoughts and fantasies.

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Design your own Swimming Pool

Task of the Month – July Winners
Last months competition was tougher than a week old slab of Macedonian meat, but after many sleepless nights and much internal bickering we eventually managed to choose three mind boggling beautiful swimming pools…

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