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  7. 3D Athletics Track / Subarquitectura

3D Athletics Track / Subarquitectura

  • 00:00 - 12 April, 2011
3D Athletics Track / Subarquitectura
3D Athletics Track / Subarquitectura, © Subarquitectura
© Subarquitectura

© Subarquitectura © Subarquitectura © Subarquitectura © Subarquitectura + 14

  • Architects

    Subarquitectura (Andrés Silanes, Fernando Valderrama & Carlos Bañón)
  • Location

    Alicante, Spain
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. Designing an athletic track could get you as bored as when you are running on it: curve, straight, curve, straight, again and again…

© Subarquitectura
© Subarquitectura

Perfectly standardized, sport architecture has become more universal than international style. Track length of 400 m, 36.5 m radius. 1.22 m each lane….just data, without any fissure to let your imagination soar.

© Subarquitectura
© Subarquitectura

We have added to the conventional track an alternative one, amateur and funny, raised and tree-dimensional. It goes off on a tangent, covers the changing rooms and returns to the conventional track.

side elevations
side elevations

As new ways are available for athletes, spectators get involved in the sport activity, seated in-between this two tracks.

© Subarquitectura
© Subarquitectura

This is our tribute to all the sport pioneers that created new ways of performing that later others followed. Tom Burke, Dick Fosbury, Graeme Obree….

isometric concept
isometric concept

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Cite: "3D Athletics Track / Subarquitectura" 12 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/126611/3d-athletics-track-subarquitectura/> ISSN 0719-8884
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