Studio Bednarski has won the go-ahead to build this £3.2 million swimming pool, assembly hall, meeting room, and gym from members of the East Northampton District Council. The 1,900m 2Thrapston and District Community Centre project features a unique roof developed with Cowley Structural Timberworks and Parkman, and is made of two stress skins of 32 mm-thick LVL Kerto, a type of structural plywood. Cezary Bednarski said the only metal in the roof will be 72,000 screws. The project should go on site later this summer for completion in 2003. The practice has also just won a competition to design a new bridge in Helsinki.