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Social Development Project / Indalo + Collectif Saga

  • Architects: Indalo, Collectif Saga
  • Location: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Partners : Alliance Française de Port Elizabeth Werk_ Engineers Without Borders Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Design Team: Kevin Kimwelle, Anastasia Rohaut, Pierre Guérin, Camille Sablé, Sylvain Guitard, Simon Galland, Jason Dinant, Maguelonne Gorioux, Nolwenn Gervais, Pauline Richard, Cécile Jaouen, Eglantine Bulka, Eva Fojtu, Andrès Sanchez, Adèle Bertrand
  • Area: 138.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Joubert Loots, Maguelonne Gorioux

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gmp Architekten receives IOC/IAKS Award 2011

Cape Town Stadium outside, © Bruce Sutherland
Cape Town Stadium outside, © Bruce Sutherland

The stadiums built by the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) in Cape Town and Port Elizabeth for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa received the IOC/IAKS Award on 26 October 2011. In the context of the international Trade Fair for Amenity Areas, Sports and Pool Facilities (FSB), the International Olympic Committee and the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) selected the Cape Town stadium for first prize and the Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth for third prize in the “stadiums for competitions and events” category. The awards were received by Hubert Nienhoff, gmp partner in charge of the offices in Berlin, Frankfurt and Rio de Janeiro. More information on the projects after the break.