YMCA Allegheny County

The product of an interactive dialogue with the YMCA Board of Directors and staff, the Allegheny Valley YMCA in Pittsburgh’s Natrona Heights is a large-scale community and athletic center. It includes a gymnasium, Olympic-size swimming pool, weight training center, and meeting rooms. The dynamics between the color coded modules creates a strong spatial identity, inviting users to have a physical connection with the building.

Additional Info

  • Location:Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date:completed 1988
  • Quote:

    The early evening moon shone through the diamonds of the window; they were yellow, red and green. An astonishing recollection struck him.

    Borges, Jorge Luis. Labyrinths. 84.