Archive for the ‘Stadium’ Category
Monday, December 11th, 2017
Article source: 3XN
Can an arena be a good neighboor?
Large stadiums and music venues are often placed in the outskirts of cities, but not in Copenhagen. Royal Arena, a 35.000 square metre venue, has just opened in the middle of a residential area, and is designed by 3XN Architects together with HKS to be a good neighbour.
Image Courtesy © Adam Mørk
- Architects: 3XN
- Project: Royal Arena
- Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
- Photography: Adam Mørk and Rasmus Daniel Taun
- Client: Arena CPHX P/S
- Team: Kim Herforth Nielsen, Jan Ammundsen, Bo Boje Larsen, Peter Feltendal, Audun Opdal, Maria Tkacova, Jack Renteria, Robin Vind Christiansen, Dennis Carlsson, Andreas Herborg, Anja Pedersen, Bodil Nordstrøm, Christian Harald Hommelhoff Brink, Gry Kjær, Ida Schøning Greisen, Jakob Wojcik, Jan Park Sørensen, Jeanette Hansen, Juras Lasovsky, Laila Fyhn Feldthaus, Mads Mathias Pedersen, Marie Persson, Mikkel Vintersborg, Pernille Ulvig Sangvin, Sang Yeun Lee, Sebastian le Dantec Reinhardt, Simon Hartmann-Petersen, Stine de Bang, Sune Mogensen, Søren Nersting, Tobias Gagner, Torsten Wang, Henrik Rømer Kania
- Size: 37 000 m2
- Height: 35 m
- Capacity: 16,000
- Seating: 12,500
- Completion: 2017
Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Article source: LM ARKYLAB
This project was erected in a rugged topography which takes place above the city grounds, the development of the project for the soccer and football stadium for the Tec de Monterrey in Aguascalientes campus.
The project as a paradox seeking for integration and impact of an architectural object on a natural context, but how to develop this natural-artificial symbiosis?
Image Courtesy © Oscar Hernández
- Architects: LM ARKYLAB
- Project: Borregos Stadium
- Location: Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico
- Photography: Oscar Hernández
- Architect in charge: Luis Morán
- Collaborators: Christian Mujica, Omar Padilla, Cynthia López, Héctor Paredes. Elena González, Nancy Jiménez and Hugo Lamas
- Completion: 2012
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
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
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…)
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
- 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
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
- Manufacturer: Banker Wire (Nick Murosky)
- Project: Banker Wire Mesh Outfits State-of-the-Art Indoor Soccer Stadium in Montréal
- Location: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Article source: Zaha Hadid Architects
Following a seven month international competition, Forest Green Rovers has selected the winning design for its new football stadium in Stroud, UK.
Rovers announced the competition in March this year, and quickly received over 50 entries from around the world, including Sweden, Germany, France, Britain and the United States.
In May, the club shortlisted nine entries, and gave them all two months to work up their concepts, which were reviewed over two days in August, leading to the selection of two finalists. The final two were given another two months to take their concepts further, including a scale model.
Render by VA
- Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects
- Project: Forest Green Rovers, Eco Park Stadium
- Location: Stroud, England
- Rendering: VA
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
- 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
Friday, September 2nd, 2016
Article source: Walters Storyk Design Group (WSDG)
Beyond spectacular, sports action, Rio’s seven Olympic Stadiums were distinguished by world-class speech intelligibility and extraordinary live video feeds. WSDG Walters-Storyk Design Group, Brazil-based Partner/GM, Renato Cipriano, reports the firm’s global team began coordinating a simultaneous Acoustic Program and Audio/Video System design in 2013, to meet this Olympic-level challenge. “Fortunately, we have extensive experience in multi-task collaboration,” Cipriano says. “Our U.S. and European teammates were invaluable assets in providing comprehensive technical, acoustic, aesthetic and technological designs for the Maracanã and Barra Park Olympic stadiums, and for Belo Horizonte’s Mineirão,and Independencia arenas.”
Arial view of Mineirão Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Image Courtesy © Alberto Andrich