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The Hurlingham Racquet Centre in London, England by Metsä Wood

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Article source: Metsä Wood

The Hurlingham project in London involved the construction of a sports complex including four indoor tennis courts and four squash courts. The racquet hall, designed by David Morley Architects, is 35 metres wide and 55 metres long. The main span consists of suspended steel beams. To give the courts space and reduce the costs, the beams are spaced with large gaps of 12.9 metres. To fill these gaps, the architect wanted to see wood.

Image Courtesy © Metsä Wood

  • Architects: Metsä Wood
  • Project: The Hurlingham Racquet Centre
  • Location: London, England  (more…)

Colourful Sports Park in Schiedam, The Netherlands by MoederscheimMoonen Architects

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Article source: MoederscheimMoonen Architects

How can you make a motorway section attractive and functional for the local residents? This is the question MoederscheimMoonen Architects set to work on for the Municipality of Schiedam. They devised a unique solution for a stretch of the A4 motorway between the Dutch cities of Delft and Schiedam. The result is wonderful green park and a new sports location that will definitely appeal to the imagination. Located some six metres above the motorway, the sports fields are enclosed by one of the largest canvases in Europe. Together with Lace Fence, the architects created no less than 8,500 m² of colourful fencing that consists of over 1.6 million life-like ‘pixels’. 

Image Courtesy © Ronald Tilleman and Dedots

  • Architects: MoederscheimMoonen Architects
  • Project: Colourful Sports Park
  • Location: Schiedam, The Netherlands
  • Photography: Ronald Tilleman and Dedots
  • Client: Municipality of Schiedam, The Netherlands
  • Architect in charge: Erik Moederscheim
  • Project team: Jim de Koning, Ruud Moonen, Fernando Polo Calvo, Sander Malschaert, Christiaan Harmse
  • Landscape design: BGSV Bureau voor stedenbouw en landschap
  • Fence design: Dedots
  • Structural engineering: CAE Nederland BV
  • Installation consultancy: IV Bouw BV
  • Main contractor for the building: Dura Vermeer Bouw Zuidwest BV
  • Contractor for the landscape: Van Kessel Sport en Cultuurtechniek BV
  • Surface area: 16,000 m²
  • Finalisation of design: March 2015
  • Final acceptance: September 2016

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Club Fútbol- Puertos / Escobar in Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentine by Torrado Arquitectos

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Article source: Torrado Arquitectos

The soccer club of Ports required a series of programs in principle dispersed, what tries the project is to order the programs and circuits of routes. The needs of the club were a parking area, locker rooms, shade area, multiple uses lounge, billboard and barbecue for third time. All these activities in principle individual and without cohesion, make up a unique building of mixed uses, flexible, and variable transparencies.

Image Courtesy © Fernando Schapochnik

  • Architects: Torrado Arquitectos (Arq. Martin Ramiro Torrado & Arq. Ligia Gaffuri)
  • Project: Club Fútbol- Puertos / Escobar
  • Location: Argentina, Escobar KM45 Nueva Ciudad Puertos, Provincia de Buenos Aires
  • PhotographyFernando Schapochnik
  • Project team: Arq. Noelia Garcia Lofredo, Arq. Fernando Schapochnik
  • Consultatio Team: Arq. Arturo Grimaldi, Arq. Cristian Ramallo, Arq. Ignacio Grossi
  • Promotor: Consultatio Real State. Eduardo Costantini
  • Date:
    • Project: oct-dec 2015
    • Construction: may-november 2016

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inSports in Beijing, China by Powerhouse Company

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Article source: Powerhouse Company

Powerhouse Company has completed its most recent project in Beijing, China. The 1,000 m2 project, located on the ground floor of the Yintai centre at Guomao, is a multifunctional social venue with ski and snowboard simulators, a sports area and dance club, all shaped in a white mountain landscape under a warm golden sky.

The project is located between JianWai SOHO and the Park Hyatt hotel. The site is the latest addition to John Portman’s Yintai Centre, and with a full glass facade it gives the project great exposure in the CBD area of Beijing.

Bar and reception desk, Image Courtesy © Wu Qingshan

Bar and reception desk, Image Courtesy © Wu Qingshan

  • Architects: Powerhouse Company
  • Project: inSports in Beijing
  • Location: Beijing, China
  • Photography: Wu Qingshan
  • Client: Yintai Group
  • Client project team: inluxury team
  • Ski simulators: SkyTechSport
  • Partner in Charge: Nanne de Ru, Stijn Kemper
  • Team: Anne Larsen, Ryanne Janssen, Thomas Grievink, Frank Loer, Borys Kozlowski, Yoko Cao, Erik Hoogendam, Mika Woll, Matteo Pavanello
  • Light design: LDPi
  • Local architect: GRN Design
  • Size: 1,000 m²

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Les Closiaux in Clamart, France by Dominique Coulon & associés

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Article source: Dominique Coulon & associés

The building is located in a 1950s residential area in the Paris suburbs. The large sports hall is positioned at the far end of the site, giving the street a degree of amplitude and generating a public space which reinforces the building’s status as a community facility. The volume of the accommodation is in keeping with the houses in the neighbourhood. The fragmentation of the programmes produces a displacement between the two volumes, offering glimpses of the central part of the site and opening up views towards the gardens.

Image Courtesy © Eugeni Pons

Image Courtesy © Eugeni Pons

  • Architects: Dominique Coulon & associés
  • Project: Les Closiaux
  • Location: Gymnase : 28 Rue des Closiaux 92140 CLAMART / Location : 48,804406 N, 2,270708 E
  • Photography: Eugeni Pons
  • Client: Conseil départemental des Hauts-de-Seine / Pôle Bâtiments et Transports / Services des Travaux Neufs et réhabilitations / NANTERRE
  • Architectes assistants: David Romero-Uzeda, Olivier Poulat, Chang Zhang, Steve Letho Duclos
  • Competition: Olivier Nicollas
  • Construction site supervision: Olivier Poulat
  • Engineers and consultants:
    • Structural Engineer: Batiserf Ingénierie
    • Mechanical Plumbing Engineer: BET G.Jost
    • Electrical Engineer: BET G.Jost
    • Cost Estimator: E3 économie
    • Acoustics: Euro sound project
    • Landscaping: Bruno Kubler
  • Surface: 2596 m2
  • Budget: 7 400 000 €
  • Competition: September 2010
  • Construction documents: from September 2010 to October 2013
  • Construction works: from October 2013 to December 2015

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Noto-Lucchesi Stadium in Marseille, France by Atelier Naom

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Article source: Atelier Naom

Investement in Public projets meets more and more difficulties :

the proportion between the needs in relation to communities’ necessarily means raises questions about “how” and «how much», the “quality” and the “quantity”.

Nevertheless, can we now be satisfied with a proposal that would only be “functional” and “quantitative” without considering that responsibility we have in the City, and which influences for many years the daily life of thousands of people?

On the scale of time and space of an area, the calculation is exponential and the stakes are major issues .

Image Courtesy © Naom-Photo Merlan

Image Courtesy © Naom-Photo Merlan

  • Architects: Atelier Naom (D. Fluchaire Architect)
  • Project: Noto-Lucchesi Stadium
  • Location: Avenue de l’escadrille Normandie-Niemen Marseille 13e, France
  • Photography: Naom-Photo Merlan
  • Software used: Vectorworks
  • Contracting authority: STB Northeast, 20 Bd Françoise Duparc 13 004 Marseille
  • Manager: M. Florent Dian
  • Employees: J. Cogne (Architect) Artec 64 (economist) / Langlois (structure and roadworks studies) / PLB (fluids studies)
  • Floor’s area: 520 m2
  • Land: 18 355 m2
  • Budget: 3 265 000 € HT
  • Studies: 2013 – 2014
  • Construction: 2015 – 2016
  • Construction time: 12 months + 2 months of preparation
  • Delivery: May 2016

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La spiaggia di Sesto in Lucca, Italy by Archilea architecture

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Article source: Archilea architecture

La spiaggia di Sesto is a project for a sport complex designed by Archilea architecture, Renato Pucci architect in collaboration with arch. Giovanni Carignani and arch. Maria Nieddu.

Located in the countryside of Capannori (Italy), near the ancient city of Lucca and in a fantastic natural scenery the new sport center project was elaborated to blend harmoniously with its natural surrounding, drawing inspiration from the traditional architecture and the natural landscape of the region.

Image Courtesy © Archilea architecture

Image Courtesy © Archilea architecture

  • Architects: Archilea architecture (Renato Pucci architect with arch. Giovanni Carignani & arch. Maria Nieddu)
  • Project: La spiaggia di Sesto – New sport complex
  • Location: Capannori, Lucca, Italy
  • Design team: Renato Pucci, Giovanni Carignani, Maria Nieddu
  • Site area: 10000 sqm ca

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Banker Wire Mesh Outfits State-of-the-Art Indoor Soccer Stadium in Montréal, Canada

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Article source: Banker Wire

Built in the center of one of Montréal’s most diverse neighborhoods, the Stade de Soccer de Montréal is a new visual and cultural symbol in the city. Utilizing custom-fabricated Banker Wire mesh partitions around its indoor playing field, the stadium provides tens of thousands of soccer players with a first-class practicing and playing environment.

The design of the Stade de Soccer de Montréal pays homage to and blends in with its surrounding landscape – a former quarry now being turned into what will be the largest urban park in Montréal. Outside, the stadium shows its versatility as a structure built around the topography, not despite it.

Image Courtesy © Olivier Blouin

Image Courtesy © Olivier Blouin

  • Manufacturer: Banker Wire (Nick Murosky)
  • Project: Banker Wire Mesh Outfits State-of-the-Art Indoor Soccer Stadium in Montréal
  • Location: Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Clubhouse hockey club Oranje-Rood in Eindhoven, Netherlands by Diederendirrix architects

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Article source: Diederendirrix architects

Clubhouse of Eindhoven hockey club Oranje-Rood opened: eye-catching, functional and sustainable

Diederendirrix architecture & urban development designed a striking pavilion for hockey club Oranje-Rood. The large canopy built from laminated wooden joists in a triangular grid, supported by a few pillars, is extraordinary. The structure extends from the outside into the inside and creates a special interior with an unobstructed view of the fields. This year, Oranje-Rood originated from a merger between the successful top-class sports club Oranje-Zwart (first division champions for the last three years) and recreational sports club EMHC. This new start called for a new, modern clubhouse.

Image Courtesy © Diederendirrix architects

Image Courtesy © Diederendirrix architects

  • Architects: Diederendirrix architects (Jessica Sibbing)
  • Project: Clubhouse hockey club Oranje-Rood Eindhoven
  • Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands

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Singapore National Stadium by Arup Associates

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Article source: v2com

Located on a stunning, central, 35 hectare waterfront site, the Singapore Sports Hub provides a unique ecosystem of sporting, retail and leisure spaces, at the pivot between Singapore’s expanding city centre and the wider public community.

•55,000-seat National Stadium with movable roof, ultra-thin dome roof structure.
• The world’s largest free-span dome, spanning 310 meters.
• Innovative moving tier design to accommodate a wide range of sporting and cultural events for year-round activity.
• Energy-efficient spectator cooling system designed for Singapore’s tropical climate.
• The largest sports infrastructure Public Private Partnership project in the world.

Singapore National Stadium, Image Courtesy © Arup Associates

Singapore National Stadium, Image Courtesy © Arup Associates

  • Architects: Arup Associates
  • Project: Singapore National Stadium
  • Location: Singapore
  • Photography: Christian Richters, Oaker, Franklin Kwan
  • Client: Dragages Singapore & Singapore Sports Hub
  • Singapore Sports Hub Design Team: Arup Associates + Arup + DP Architects + AECOM
  • Completion: Summer 2014

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