Los Angeles architects DRDS have designed a sports complex for the Hyundai-Samsung Consortium in Hwaseong, Korea. The stadium has a perforated metal skin with openings of various size. Designed in collaboration with Junglim, DMP, Haendlim and A&U, the stadium is due to open in 2010. Here’s some more information from DRDS: Hwaseong sports complex DRDS in collaboration with Junglim, DMP, Haenglim ..
Chartier & Carbasson Architects have designed a Centre for Football Training in Paris, integrating landscape with building. The building is a continuation of the football field, with its banks extending up to and over the structure. Beneath the sloped end of the building lie dressing rooms and technical equipment. The grass facade is punctuated by public access and entrances for players and coac..
Les Bains des Docks is an aquatic centre in Le Havre, France, designed by French architect Jean Nouvel. The 5000 square metre complex comprises 12 pools, including a 50 x 21 metre outdoor pool, several leisure pools, a sauna, hammam, spa and fitness room. The interior is covered in white tiles; brightly-coloured foam blocks form a children’s play area. “It is a paradox, a building on a harbour s..
Architect: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Location: Bistrupvej, Birkerød, Denmark Client: Birkerød Municipality Ingeneering: Moe & Brødsgaard Consulting Engineers Construction Year: 2005-2008 Constructed Area: 9,200 sqm / New build 8,000 sqm - Refurbishment: 1,200 sqm Photographs: SHL This newly completed sports and leisure complex has a distinctive, sculptural quality, further enhanced by the..
Architects: Vora Arquitectura - Pere Buil Castells & Jordi Fornells Castello Location: Barcelona, Spain Competition year: 2000 Construction year: 2005-2007 Project team: Filipe Araujo, Ricardo Borges (lisboa), Arnau Boronat, Ruben Heras, Sonia Bom, Inigo Ribera, Sonia Gaspar (barcelona) Client: Foment de Ciutat Vella Contractor: Acciona Infraestructuras Structural Engineer: Manuel Arguijo y Asoc..
Architects: Coll-Barreu Arquitectos - Juan Coll-Barreu & Daniel Gutiérrez Zarza Location: Bilbao, Spain Client: Bilbao Council Project year: 2002-2003 Construction year: 2004-2006 Constructed area: 10,350 sqm Budget: 5,663,020 EURO (US $7,7M) Contractor: UTE Albatros, Olábarri Photographs: Aleix Bagué The lot is a reduced and irregular piece of terrain, almost residual, that opens a way between ..
By Nico Saieh — Filed under: Selected , Sports Architecture , Green Roof, Japan, Steel Architects: Shuhei Endo Location: Hyogo, Japan Collaborator: Wataru Horie Project year: 2008 Client: Hyogo Prefecture Consultant: Masashi Ouji,Design-Structure Laboratory (structure) / Setsubi Giken (service) Structural System: Steel truss Site Area: 1,124,000 sqm Constructed Area: 16,168 sqm Complex functione..