AD Round Up: Sports Architecture Part VI

© Stephan Lucas

Great sports architecture from 2009 in our sixth selection of previously featured projects! Check them all after the break.

Sports and Leisure Center in Saint-Cloud / KOZ Architectes
This building is not lacking in self-confdence. As proof, you only have to take the second left along the Avenue de Longchamps from the Les Côteaux tramway Station in Saint-Cloud (read more…)

Jun Keung Cheung

Dunraven’s Sports Hall / Scabal
The idea of using recycled shipping containers is becoming a growing trend as the crates are strong, efficient and inexpensive materials. We’ve featured a few cargo projects in the past for retail designs like LOT-EK’s Puma City, office spaces such as the first in Seattle by HyBrid Architecture + Assembly, plus the artist residences for Pier 57 in New York, all featured previously on AD (read more…)

© Simon Devitt, Matthew Williams

The Michael Hill Clubhouse / Patterson Associates
The brief articulated the client’s desire for a place that reinforced the game of golf, operating primarily as a “private box”, but with the capacity to transform into a gateway headquarters for large competitive events (read more…)

© Bill Timmerman

Yoga Deva / Blank Studio
Yoga Deva (deva is a Sanskrit word, meaning deity) creates an internal sequence of spaces whose primary impulse is to remove the visitor from the exterior visual environmental conditions in every way. Sited within a commercial condominium complex, the building is surrounded by asphalt parking, minimal planted islands of non-native decorative vegetation (read more…)

© Rafael Pinho

Armann Sports Club / PK Arkitektar
In 2007, the Ármann sports club was relocated to merge with the Þróttur sports club, situated in a Laugardalur (Hot Spring Valley), once the place to wash clothes now a centre for sports and recreation in Reykjavík. The two clubs have differents vocations: Þróttur is a football club, and Ármann is a gymnastics club (read more…)

Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "AD Round Up: Sports Architecture Part VI" 04 Mar 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 22 Dec 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=117351>