In the Swim: Using OpenSim to take a dip into history in and along the River Mersey

The presentation looks at the history of swimming places in and along the River Mersey in the north-west of England. It shows how they developed from humble horse-drawn bathing machines via an innovative floating pool moored mid-river to what was the largest aquatic stadium in the world in its time. Swimming pools frequently occupy a cherished place in personal and shared memories and this suggests possible applications for virtual recreations.


Dec 05 2020


9:30 am - 10:00 am


Keynote Auditorium
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