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Olgiata Sporting Club / LAD

  • Architects: LAD
  • Location: Via Antonio Conti, 00123 Rome, Italy
  • Architect In Charge: Francesco Napolitano
  • Design Team: Michelangelo Sabuzi Giuliani, Maria Carla Lini, Marcello Amalfitano
  • Interior Design: Simone Lanaro
  • Area: 7500.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2010
  • Photographs: Francesco Napolitano, Cornelia Suhan

© Francesco Napolitano © Cornelia Suhan © Cornelia Suhan © Cornelia Suhan

  • Civil Engineers: Teico
  • Wooden Structures: Holzbau
  • Roof: Rheinzink
  • Client: Olgiata Verde s.r.l.
  • Program: 7.500 M² Indoor (Gyms + Swimming Pool) + 80000 M² Outdoor
  • Sport Manager: Oligiata 20.12 Sport Club

From the architect. The Olgiata Sporting Club is located inside the woods of a garden city at the border of Rome, Italy

The building is made up of three different pavilions connected to each other. The central one is the administrative center and contains the entrance, where the main staircase and the connections are. Through it the visitor can access the locker rooms at the lower level and then the two pavilions.

© Francesco Napolitano
© Francesco Napolitano

South pavilion contains gyms, North pavilion contains swimming pools. The paths to reach the different areas are strictly separated.

© Cornelia Suhan
© Cornelia Suhan

Outdoor space accomodates football fields, tennis courts and a beach-volley court.

The boomerang shaped beams are made up of glulam, designed and produced by Holzbau in Italy.

Section Detail
Section Detail

The roof is in zink-titanium, produced by Rheinzink.


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