AD Round Up: Sports Architecture Part VIII

AD Round Up: Sports Architecture Part VIII

Round Ups are back! And for today, we have our 8th selection of previously featured sports architecture projects, including a stadium used for South Africa’s World Cup last year. Check them all after the break.

The 4th Gymnasium / HVDN Until recently, the area in the Houthavens was an open, undefined space with scattered placed industrial buildings. Meanwhile, due to problems with the development-zoning plan, the area is temporarily in use. By now it has changed into a lively spot, a “place to be” for the city with several restaurants, artist studios and student housing (read more…)

Sports Hall Sveti Martin / Sangrad New two-part sports arena is located in the immediate close of outer sporting courts (tennis, football, basketball, table tennis, volleyball) and it is integral part of sports facilities named Spa and Golf resort Saint Martin (read more…)

Horsens Stadium / 3XN The Danish town of Horsens brands itself on cultural events with a national as well as international appeal, not least when it comes to football and music. Home ground for AC Horsens, the local football team, and venue for mega- concerts with artists like Madonna and Rolling Stones, the Horsens Stadium required an architectural solution in which the stadium will become a brand itself (read more…)

Bowling Pitch / Chartier/Dalix Architects Built in the social neighborhood of «La Pierre Collinet» in Meaux, 50 km away from Paris the bowling pitch is located right between the city and the countryside. The project as been drawn by the impact of the limit, as it was involved or vanished (read more…)

South Africa World Cup 2010: Greenpoint Stadium / gmp architekten Greenpoint Stadium was the name of the previously stadium located in Cape Town which hosted a maximum capacity of 18,000 spectators. Designed by gmp architekten, the new Cape Town Stadium will host more than 65,000 soccer fans that will enjoy eight World Cup matches (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Sports Architecture Part VIII" 08 Sep 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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