Articles on Sport

 

Bord Studio bottles a big atmosphere into a small stadium

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.

 

JFAK sheds light on the importance of transparency

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.

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MoederscheimMoonen Architects builds a sports park that literally connects separated neighbours

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.

 

Dominique Coulon & Associés presents a levitating ceiling and a floating concrete slab

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.

 

ADEPT and MVRDV explore the physical dimension of culture and movement

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. 

 

Saucier + Perrotte and HCMA sculpt a stadium for Montreal park

MONTREAL – Two Canadian firms collaborate on a football stadium for a quarry-cum-nature-reserve in Montreal.

 

Herzog & de Meuron's stadium embraces grace

BORDEAUX – Herzog & de Meuron completes the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux combining smooth curves and straight lines, creating an uplifting stadium.

 

Stade Vélodrome by SCAU

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.

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StreetDome by CEBRA and Glifberg+Lykke

HADERSLEV – According to the architects, ‘StreetDome’s overall ambition is to set new standards for unorganised sports in urban areas.’

 

Tiantai No. 2 Primary School by LYCS Architecture

TIANTAI – The architects negotiate a cramped site in Tiantai by projecting a 200 metre running track onto the roof a primary school.

 

Singapore Sports Hub by DP Architects and Arup Associates

SINGAPORE – The Singapore Sports Hub offers a multifunctional programme, the largest free-spanning dome in the world and sweeping views of the city.