Category: Sport

FIFA World Cup 2010 – Moses Mabhida Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – Moses Mabhida Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 25, 2010 • Comments (2)

In Durban, South Africa, the 70,000-seater Moses Mabhida Stadium by gmp architekten has an unique architectural feature inspired by the South African flag. With its grand arch design, the two legs of the arch on the southern side of the stadium come together to form a single footing on the northern side, symbolizing the new […]

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FIFA World Cup 2010 - Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

For the 2010 World Cup, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium by gmp architekten is a 46,000 seater stadium situated on South Africa’s south-east coastline, Port Elizabeth. The stadium has an eye-catching, unique roof structure and a spectacular view, overlooking the North End Lake. The geometry of the roof is tailored to local conditions, and protects the […]

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FIFA World Cup 2010 - The Green Point Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – The Green Point Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 23, 2010 • Comments (2)

The 68,000 spectators Green Point Stadium designed by gmp architekten, is one of the major stadiums to host the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa. With its horizontal facade expression and the curving contours, the architectural design was intended to enhance the horizontal line of Table Mountain, and appeared as an iconic building in […]

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Floating Gardens / SpaWellness Amsterdam | Studio Noach + Anne Holtrop

Floating Gardens / SpaWellness Amsterdam | Studio Noach + Anne Holtrop

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• February 27, 2010 • Comments (3)

Dutch architectural firm Studio Noach and architect Anne Holtrop developed a floating spa wellness center based on recycled waste, in combination with a high tech sustainable climate system and an ecological and botanical coating of plants and flowers, which was invented by Frenchman Patrick Blanc. ‘Floating Gardens/SpaWellness Amsterdam‘ is a world first, and from February 20th […]

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Termas de Tiberio | Moneo Brock Studio

Termas de Tiberio | Moneo Brock Studio

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• November 22, 2009 • Comments (0)

Madrid-based architectural firm Moneo Brock Studio has designed the Termas de Tiberio project to accommodate the thermal baths in Panticosa, Spain. + Project description courtesy of Moneo Brock Studio Our project for a new building to house the thermal baths clearly attempts to reinterpret the thermal tradition at Panticosa. The Balneario had developed in the […]

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World Village of Women Sports | BIG

World Village of Women Sports | BIG

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• October 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, in collaboration with AKT, Tyréns and Transsolar are awarded first place in a design competition in Malmo, Sweden for a 100.000m2 first of its kind sports facility – The World Village of Women Sports. + Project description courtesy of BIG BIG wins competition for The World Village of […]

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Zamet Centre | 3LHD Architects

Zamet Centre | 3LHD Architects

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• October 22, 2009 • Comments (0)

Croatia-based 3LHD Architects has designed the Zamet Centre located in Rijeka’s quarter Zamet, Croatia. The building’s main architectural element are ribbon-like linear stripes stretching over the site in a north-south direction, functioning at the same time as an architectural design element of the object and as a zoning element which forms a public square and […]

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Dalian Football Stadium | UNStudio

Dalian Football Stadium | UNStudio

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• October 7, 2009 • Comments (2)

Dalian Football Stadium is the winning proposal designed by Dutch architectural practice UNStudio for a 40,000 spectator football stadium which will be built in the city of Dalian, Northeast China. The design of the Dalian Football Stadium is inspired by the classic Chinese football, which was made by layering coloured bamboo. For the stadium design […]

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Canoes Landscape | Julio Barreno Gutiérrez

Canoes Landscape | Julio Barreno Gutiérrez

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• August 5, 2009 • Comments (2)

Spanish architect  Julio Barreno Gutiérrez recently has completed a building which is to store canoes next to the water reservoir in a small village in the south of Spain. For the construction of this element we used the current materials of this area; the white colour as the main ingredient and inclined black tiled roof […]

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Rosenberg Town Hall | Ecker architekten

Rosenberg Town Hall | Ecker architekten

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• July 16, 2009 • Comments (0)

Town Hall in Rosenberg, designed by German architect Ecker architekten. + Project description courtesy of Ecker architekten The town hall in Rosenberg -together with an existing school, a baroque church, and an enormous chestnut tree – completes a public square that was only partially evident before the start of construction. From the careful re-working of […]

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