BUDAPEST – The building’s namesake previously played for his home town and his country but the architect has another name for the 5000-seat stadium: The Football Capsule.
CLAREMONT – JFAK partner John Friedman explains how the firm’s new sports centre at Claremont McKenna College introduces light without compromising the building’s function.
SCHIEDAM – A complex of football pitches, handball courts and indoor sports accommodation straddles the A4 motorway between Delft and Schiedam in the west of the Netherlands.
CLAMART – With a self-confessed signature style of oblique, bold volumes that distort depending on the viewing angle, Les Closiaux gymnasium is the epitome of the studio’s work.
FREDERIKSBERG – Ku.Be is the result of a typology mix between a playground, a theatre and a gym presented as a community building in Denmark.
MONTREAL – Two Canadian firms collaborate on a football stadium for a quarry-cum-nature-reserve in Montreal.
BORDEAUX – Herzog & de Meuron completes the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux combining smooth curves and straight lines, creating an uplifting stadium.
MARSEILLE – In anticipation of the 2016 European Championship, Marseille’s Stade Vélodrome has been transformed by Paris-based architects SCAU, and local architect Didier Rogeon.
HADERSLEV – According to the architects, ‘StreetDome’s overall ambition is to set new standards for unorganised sports in urban areas.’
TIANTAI – The architects negotiate a cramped site in Tiantai by projecting a 200 metre running track onto the roof a primary school.
SINGAPORE – The Singapore Sports Hub offers a multifunctional programme, the largest free-spanning dome in the world and sweeping views of the city.
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