ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 5. 15. 14:30
Our friends from CEBRA shared their recently awarded Sports Center design with us. The 3.5 m2 extension will incorporate handicap friendly solutions within a sports facility, as almost 50 % of the students attending Egmont High School experience some form of disability whether it be that they are blind, mentally challenged or an amputee. Entitled Kolden, the Danish world for ‘the globe’, the pro..
Landscape 2010. 4. 19. 14:30
NBBJ, in collaboration and partnership with CCDI, have designed the Hangzhou Sports Park: A vibrant, pedestrian-centric sports and recreation development located in the midst of Hangzhou’s new urban environment. Situated on the Qian Tang riverfront opposite of the new Central Business District, and encompassing a site of approximately 400,000 square meters, the sports park is seen as an opportun..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 3. 11. 13:12
Project name: Zamet Centre Program: Public, cultural, business, sport Location: B. Vidas Street, Zamet, Rijeka, Croatia Architect: 3LHD - Sasa Begovic, Tatjana Grozdanic Begovic, Marko Dabrovic, Silvije Novak, Paula Kukuljica, Zvonimir Marcic, Leon Lazaneo, Eugen Popovic, Nives Krsnik Rister, Andrea Vukojic Collaborators: Mateo Bilus, Building Physics / Details; Berislav Medic, UPI-2M, Structura..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 3. 5. 16:12
NBBJ’s proposed design for the new Dalian Shide football stadium in China represents a new direction in sports architecture by moving away from the creation of a building based on pure form. The organic architecture of the building challenges the typical stadium typology to become more than an impressive skin wrapped around an ordinary seating bowl. Designed to emulate a garden, NBBJ’s Garden St..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 10. 29. 08:00
PROJECT: WVOWS TYPE: Invited Competition CLIENT: H-Hagen Fastighets AB COLLABORATORS: AKT, Tyréns, Transsolar SIZE: 100.000 M2 LOCATION: Malmo, Sweden STATUS: 1st Prize Partner-in-Charge: Bjarke Ingels Project Leader: Nanna Gyldholm Moller Team: Gabrielle Nadeau, Daniel Sundlin, Jonas Barre, Nicklas Antoni Rasch, Jin Kyung Park, Fan Zhang, Steve Huang, Flavien Menu, Ken Aoki BIG, in collaboratio..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 10. 9. 08:00
Dalian Football Stadium, Dalian, China, 2009 Client: Dalian City Bureau of Urban Planning, Location: Dalian, China Building surface: 38,500 m2 Building site: 144,000 m2 Capacity: 40,000 spectators Programme: Football stadium with two additional training grounds Status: Competition 1st prize Credits UNStudio: Ben van Berkel, Caroline Bos, Astrid Piber with Nuno Almeida, Ger Gijzen and Cynthia Mar..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 10. 4. 08:00
Architect: KOZ Architectes / Christophe Ouhayoun – Nicolas Ziesel Location: Saint-Cloud, France Project team: Ambrus Evva, François Kharatt Structural Engineers: EVP Ingénierie Contractor: Delta Fluides Acoustic Consultant: Delphi Acoustique Budget: $3.8M Euro Project Area: 1,600 sqm Project year: 2007-2009 Photographs: © Stephan Lucas Sports and Leisure Center in Saint-Cloud / KOZ Architectes f..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 9. 15. 08:00
Bruce Ratner originally looked to Frank Gehry to design the Atlantic Yards’ basketball arena, a 22 acre development project in Brooklyn. Gehry’s scheme looked promising as the arena and surrounding buildings were carefully categorized in different zones and then reassembled to create “startling urban moments.” When Gehry was fired early in the summer and replaced by Kansas-based firm Ellerbe Bec..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 8. 24. 08:00
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 ..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 7. 3. 08:30
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..
ETC.REF./Interior 2009. 1. 14. 09:58
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..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 12. 11. 08:30
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..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 11. 18. 17:49
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..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 10. 20. 10:25
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 ..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 9. 30. 09:20
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..