Official plans for the ground-breaking (or perhaps water-breaking) new pool have been revealed, NY1 reports.
The pool is designed to be a plus-shaped pool, with each long portion stretching 50 meters. It’s being primarily crowd-funded, after raising over $270,000 on Kickstarter last year.
The proposed pool will float on the surface of the East River and will filter the river’s water for use inside the pool. Organizers have preliminary structure called “Float Lab” which they will launch in the river to test the filtration system before actual construction is begun on the pool.
According to NY1, the +Pool organizers have also connected with Google to add an interactive dashboard that will let New Yorkers check in on the river’s water quality at any time.
You can see more images and read more about the +Pool concept on its website here.