Archive for the ‘Sports Centre’ Category
Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
Article source: Steven Holl Architects
Located on the corner of West 218th street and Broadway—the northernmost edge of Manhattan, where Broadway crosses with Tenth Avenue and the elevated tracks of the 1 subway line—the Campbell Sports Center forms a new gateway to the Baker Athletics Complex, the primary athletics facility for the Columbia University’s outdoor sports program.
Image Courtesy © Iwan Baan
- Architects: Steven Holl Architects
- Project: Campbell Sports Center
- Location: New York, USA
- Photography: Chris McVoy and Iwan Baan
- Client: Columbia University
- Design Architect: Steven Holl, Chris McVoy
- Partner in Charge: Chris McVoy
- Associate in Charge: Olaf Schmidt
- Project Team: Marcus Carter, Xi Chen, Christiane Deptolla, Peter Englaender, Runar Halldorsson, Jackie Luk, Filipe Taboada, Dimitra Tsachrelia, Ebbie Wisecarver
- Construction Manager: Structuretone / Pavarini McGovern
Sunday, April 16th, 2017
Article source: CannonDesign
Visionary Legacy Olympic Venue Catalyzes Urban Redevelopment City of Richmond, Richmond Olympic Oval .
The signature venue for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, the Richmond Olympic Oval is the first Olympic speed-skating facility ever designed for long-term use. The building spurred the creation of a new urban waterfront neighborhood in Richmond, BC and continues to nourish and support it.
Image Courtesy © CannonDesign
- Architects: CannonDesign
- Project: Richmond Olympic Oval
- Location: Richmond, Virginia
Sunday, April 9th, 2017
Article source: v2com
Located on the edge of this suburban town, the building faces the horizon made of agricultural fields and infrastructures lines.
For Bussy, this new and growing city at the East of Greater Paris area, this sport center represents one of the major public facilities. The rural and «fake-old»
identity of the surroundings and its individual houses plays the role of contrast for the project.
Image Courtesy © Yohan ZERDOUN
- Architects: Martin Duplantier Architectes
- Project: Sports Complex
- Location: ZAC of Sycomore, Bussy Saint-Georges (77) France
- Photography: Yohan ZERDOUN
- Surface: 35 000 sqm, 4 800 sqm (new building)
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Article source: Yaroslav Galant
“Yaroslav Galant innovative design” studio has finished work on the project for football club “Grupo Desportivo Estoril Praia” (Portugal). The new dynamic structure has been constructed on a roof of already existing building.
“Clube 39” includes offices and the universal transformable space, which joins restaurant, training center, conference hall, museum and open terrace facing training fields.
Image Courtesy © Dima Kornilov
- Architects: Yaroslav Galant
- Project: Clube 39
- Location: Estoril, Portugal
- Photography: Dima Kornilov
- Architect in charge: Bogdan Vesna
- Designer/Decorator: Ilona Galant, Yaroslav Galant
- Area: 300m2
- Project Year: 2017
Sunday, March 26th, 2017
Article source: Paul Le Quernec / Architectes
The project consists in a new tennis hall building with three new covered tennis courts and and new club house including changing rooms, fitness room, office, restaurant and bar with wide covered terrace.
This tennis club design is directly inspired by people flow in and through the building, considered as tennis ball dynamic trajectories, flowing from point to point, from function to function.
Image Courtesy © 11h45
- Architects: Paul Le Quernec / Architectes
- Project: Tennis Club
- Location: Strasbourg, France
- Photography: 11h45
- Client: City of Strasbourg
- Commissioned Architect of the project: Paul Le Quernec
- Executor architects: Paul Le Quernec
- Structural Consultant: Batiserf
- Consultant specialized in fluides: Solares Bauen
- Construction economist: E3 Economie
Friday, March 24th, 2017
Article source: Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos
The project builds on an existing building, with the need to extend the useful space and improve access from the promenade and the platform that surrounds it. Another premise of this project is to design a building that will become a landmark of the promenade of Portonovo, creating a singular and unique reference.
The platform on which the building sits is the end of the breakwater of Portonovo´s marina. It has an irregular shape in plan with a maximum length of 36.00m and a width of 16 m.
Image Courtesy © Mark Ritchie
- Architects: Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos (Lucas Díaz Sierra, Gustavo Díaz García)
- Project: Nautical Sport Services Building of Portonovo
- Location: Portonovo, Sanxenxo, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain
- Photography: Mark Ritchie
- Client: Ente Público Portos de Galicia. Consellería do Mar, Xunta de Galicia
- Area: 670 m²
- Date: 2008-2010
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
Article source: Margot Krasojevic Architects
The ice skating rink is located on a natural lake in the Kamchatka peninsula, Russia. Kamchatka is positioned high in the mountains surrounded by volcanic terrain, nearby nature reserves, hot springs and scenic routes through the peninsula make the area popular with tourists and locals.
The lake is exposed to bright daylight with winter temperatures averaging 20 F, ensuring the lake stays frozen over the winter months, the ice rink uses photovoltaic cells to generate an electrical current in order to freeze the lake throughout the year or when needed for ice hockey tournaments, the rink is flooded from below the surface to keep it frozen and strengthen the ice. The project is multi-purpose, with an outdoor cinema and a natural geothermal spa, the design intends to reflect the fluid nature and ever changing state of the immediate environment. Geothermal turbines are also used to keep the lake at a frozen temperature and provide an energy source for the cinema. The precipitous mountain range has many natural hot springs and skiing ranges.
Image Courtesy © Margot Krasojevic Architects
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Article source: Daniel Valle Architects
Suncheon Bay is famous for its natural sceneries. The privileged location in the junction of the Dong and Isa streams is house of the widest reed bed in South Korea. Among the world’s wetlands, Suncheon Bay is widely known for attracting the largest number of rare birds. Suncheon Bay represents the best of the region and has been always the epicenter of tourism.
We would like to propose for the Suncheon Art Platform competition an urban reinterpretation of the natural sceneries of Suncheon Bay. We wish to connect the collective memory of the bay with a new cultural and urban life in the city center of Suncheon where Culture and Nature become the raw materials to fabricate a new creative platform for citizens to enjoy and express themselves.
Image Courtesy © Fran Mateos
- Architects: Daniel Valle Architects
- Project: SUNCHEON ART PLATFORM
- Location: Sucheon, South Korea
- Photography: Fran Mateos
- Client: City of Suncheon
- Credits: Daniel Valle, Irene R Vara, Andrea Gonzalez de Vega, Iago Blanco, Jiwon Hur
- Size: 2000m2
- Year: 2016
Sunday, March 12th, 2017
Article source: Schauman & Nordgren Architects and Schauman Arkkitehdit Oy
SCHAUMAN & NORDGREN ARCHITECTS and SCHAUMAN ARKKITEHDIT are announced winners of the invited masterplan competition for the transformation of waterfront area of Pargas in Finland. The jury awarded the proposal “Pargas Maritime Limestone Landscape” a first prize
The city of Pargas is developing the area of the existing guest harbour in the southern centre of the city – Malmstrand beach – into an attractive living room for the inhabitants as well as a high class harbour with services. At the end of 2016 the city invited three teams to develop a long term vision for the harbour front. The assignment was to find a logical and natural, but at the same time an innovative solution for how the area could become a functional and aesthetically pleasing environment. Together the functions and activities were supposed to create an inviting entity that strengthens the character of Pargas small scale cityscape, while at the same time emphasizing its maritime identity. The proposals were to introduce a solution for how to the functions, such as a hotel. harbour office, sauna, beach promenades, playgrounds, car parking and beach could be integrated into a coherent and strong entity.
Image Courtesy © Schauman & Nordgren Architects and Schauman Arkkitehdit
Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
Article source: Arch. Esther Tattoli
Andria, Apulian city in expansion, will be equipped in 2017 with a new multi-purpose sportive center, used to practice five different sports: 5 a-side football, handball, volleyball, basketball and figure skating.
The redevelopment project of the old ice rink, facility in a state of decay, was launched in 2013 and has seen an investment by the municipal administration of approximately 650000 euros.
The project of the new ice rink has been entrusted to Esther Tattoli architect, helped by the engineer Michele Masciavè, while the works were awarded to the Euro Costruzioni of Naples.
Image Courtesy © Arch. Esther Tattoli
- Architects: Arch. Esther Tattoli
- Project: Project coverage and functional re-use of the skating rink
- Location: Andria, Italy