AD Round Up: Sports Architecture Part III

Whether you practice archery or you like jogging in a gym with a nice view, you’ll like our third selection of previoulsy featured sports architecture projects. Check all of them after the break.

Archery Center / Atelier Phileas The archery centre of Chennevières-sur-Marne is located in an area of low density in a green setting. For this reason, we choose to articulate our project around three majors axis: The treatment of the outdoor shooting field is completely part of the building: Its implantation is justified by the need to orientate the outdoor shooting lanes and the targets, north (read more…)

Bakio Sports Centre / ACXT The building is situated in a small and floodable valley open to the sea in the coastal town of Bakio. It takes up the Northwest side of the site, leaving two free areas, one in the West, through which access is carried out and the relation of the building with the public is established, and another in the South, a bit higher with regard to the entrance and the adjoining football ground, which will be used as a solarium for the swimming pools (read more…)

Birkerød Sports and Leisure Centre / SHL Architects This newly completed sports and leisure complex has a distinctive, sculptural quality, further enhanced by the building’s essential transparency. The building’s organic curves echo the undulating landscape of its surroundings. The complex is designed to be multi-functional and includes a large multi-purpose hall (2,300 m2) with enough space to accommodate two handball courts with accompanying mobile spectator stands, as well as a V.I.P. lounge (read more…)

New Olympic Ski Jump in Garmisch-Partenkirchen / terrain: loenhart&mayr The Olympic Ski Jump in Garmisch-Partenkirchen is one of the most renowned facilities of its kind, having hosted the New Year ski jumping competition as part of the international Four Hills Tournament for 55 years. Now, after the advance premiere in January 2008, the new Olympic ski-jumping sports facility, designed by the young Munich ofce of Prof. Klaus Loenhart and Christoph Mayr, terrain (read more…)

Wellness Sky / 4of7 The building named ‘Danube Flower’ was built some thirty-five years ago to become a landmark at Belgrade waterfront. It used to house an exclusive restaurant which was a segment of a larger recreational centre accessible to the public. The project was sponsored by the communist government of the time and endorsed by then ubiquitous president J.B.Tito, who was the first guest at the restaurant on November 22nd 1973 (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Sports Architecture Part III" 02 Mar 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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