As the main ice sports facility for the 2018 Pyeongchang winter olympic games, the master plan proposal by Idea Image Institute of Architects (IIIA) has expressed local natural specific characteristics which is very beautiful and clean based on the New horizons, which is the vision of 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic games. Their design concept for the speed skating arena has beautiful shapes inspired by dynamic movement of speed skaters. More images and architects’ description after the break.
Health & Sports Education Center of Kang-won National University / Idea Image Institute of Architects
Designed by Kang Chul-Hee and Idea Image Institute of Architects, the Health & Sports Education Center attracts local residents’ participation and heightens its value as a community sports center. Located on the eastern part of Kang-won University’s Choon-Chun Campus, it is somewhat secluded from its surroundings. So in order to adapt to the steep landscapem, the center’s swimming pool and education facility are designed with multi-level entrances, emphasizing a diverse entryway and an adventurous space. More images and architects’ description after the break.
Architects: Hyunho Lee, James Wei Ke (CHIASMUS Partners Inc.)
Location: Gongsu-ri, Yanggu-eup, Yanggu-gun, Gangwon-do, Korea
Design Team : Chisong Lim, Seungmin You, Sunghun Kim, Erang Park
Interior design team : Chisong Lim, Erang Park
Artist : Jo Sang
Client: Woncheol Shin, Seungyong Hyun, Jungsu Han, Minsu Han, Changhyeon Cha
Site area : 660 sqm
Building area : about 140 sqm
Total floor area : about 150 sqm
Project year: 2008 – 2009
Photographs: Young-chae Park