AD Round Up: Sports Architecture Part IV

For our fourth selection of previously featured sports architecture we have five amazing projects from Europe. Check them all after the break.

RELAXX sport and leisure center / AK2
Einsteinova Road is probably the most frequented artery in Bratislava, situated misfortunately, like a big cut through Petržalka town quarter. But some architects show us it is possible to refine such a busy enviroment. The new RELAXX Sport Centre enters the rush locality, harmonizes and directs the noise and chaos. This house is like a sculpture symbolizing the beauty of restlessness and the poetics of velocity (read more…)

Ski Jump & Judges Tower / m2r
The Ski Jump is located in Klingenthal/ Vogtland, which is in former East Germany, close to the Border of Czech republic. The small town in the mountains is a well-known ski resort, which has produced some of the very finest ski jumpers in Germany and many World and Olympic champions throughout the years (read more…)

Spaladium Center / 3LHD architects
Spaladium Center, sports and business complex is located on the northern part of the Split peninsula, in the vicinity of Poljud, a sports complex with a football field and pool built for The Mediterranean Games in 1979. Spaladium Centar consists of a handball arena for 12,000 spectators, a wellness center, a sky bar and an exclusive restaurant on the top floor overlooking the entire city, its surroundings and the islands of the Split archipelago (read more…)

Hole 19 – Golfclub St. Oswald / x Architekten
The golf course as an integrated design landscape and topography nestles up to the soft downs of the Mühlviertel. The club house merges with the landscape and integrates consistently into the natural surroundings, almost being completely absorbed by it. Its outer and inner rooms are designed as a seamless transition into the golf course and become one with the surrounding sports grounds (read more…)

City of Jaca Hockey Arena / Coll-Barreu Arquitectos
The City of Jaca Hockey Arena has been the most representative facility of the European Youth Olimpic Festival of Jaca 2007, the first event in the Pyrennes. Two ice rinks allow the pavillion to celebrate hockey, figure skating, short track curling competitions, being simultaneously a recreational ice center. The building has reinforced the relevance of the ice in Jaca (read more…)

Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "AD Round Up: Sports Architecture Part IV" 17 Aug 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 22 Aug 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=73664>

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