Articles tagged Sport

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Why Europe’s newest football stadium looked to the high street to ensure success

London – Designed by Jump Studios, Tottenham Hotspur’s new home aims to balance the needs of diehard supporters with an incoming generation of more casual fans.

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Leisure clubs in China aren’t just for grown-ups – they’re for the little ones, too

Suzhou, China – X+Living's Loong Swim Club is a fairy-tale-like sports centre catered to kids' entertainment and parents' leisure.

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Now, extreme athletes have a store just for them – in Singapore’s new airport-mall

Changi, Singapore – Durasport, a new brick-and-mortar sports store by Ministry of Design in Jewel Changi Airport, turns to kinetic simulation experiences to make for a unique shopping …

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The UK’s first giant basketball art court presses play on social connectivity

Brighton, United Kingdom – Using the power of colour and activity, Lois O’Hara helps to reactivate a Brighton neighbourhood.

Gymnasium du Bon Lait by Dietrich Untertrifaller. Photos Julian Lanoo
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A wooden monolith by Dietrich Untertrifaller crowns the district of Bon Lait

LYON – Dietrich Untertrifaller completes a public gymnasium flooded in natural light through a series of truncated wooden pyramid skylights.

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Do run in this store – then buy the shoes online

SHANGHAI – Merging the best of online and offline retail experiences in Runner Camp, Tomohiro Katsuki of Prism Design explains the latest retail concept in China.

Garden Studio Gym by Eastwest Architecture. Photos Naaro
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Eastwest Architecture's garden shed provides plenty of height for skipping and jumping

LONDON – The English capital can be an exciting and bustling hub of activity but, just outside the central cocoon in Greater London, opportunities can be slightly more lacking.

Football Capsule by Bord Studio. Photos Gyorgy Palko
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Bord Studio bottles a big atmosphere into a small stadium

BUDAPEST – The building’s namesake previously played for his home town and his country but the architect has another name for the 5000-seat stadium: The Football Capsule.

Roberts Pavilion by JFAK. Photos Benny Chan (Fotoworks)
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JFAK sheds light on the importance of transparency

CLAREMONT – JFAK partner John Friedman explains how the firm’s new sports centre at Claremont McKenna College introduces light without compromising the building’s function.

Sportpark Willem-Alexander by MoederscheimMoonen Architects. Photos Ronald Tilleman/Dedots
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MoederscheimMoonen Architects builds a sports park that literally connects separated neighbours

SCHIEDAM – A complex of football pitches, handball courts and indoor sports accommodation straddles the A4 motorway between Delft and Schiedam in the west of the Netherlands.

Les Closiaux Gymnasium by Dominique Coulon et Associés. Photos Eugeni Pons
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A levitating ceiling and a floating concrete slab

CLAMART – Dominique Coulon & Associés has a self-confessed signature style of oblique, bold volumes that distort depending on the viewing angle. The newly completed gymnasium Les Closiaux, …

An interior playground opens to the landscape through a glass façade. Photo Adam Mørk
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ADEPT and MVRDV explore the physical dimension of culture and movement

FREDERIKSBERG – Ku.Be is the result of a typology mix between a playground, a theatre and a gym presented as a community building in Denmark.