Category Archives: Sport Arenas

Hong Kong Velodrome by P&T Group

By : Dennis Franklin | 29 Aug 2014 10:16 pm | Sport Arenas

The first indoor velodrome in Hong Kong was designed by the P&T Group in 2013 for the local athletes as well as for the Hong Kong Cycling Team, providing an international standard venue where they can train. There are track cycling training courses for beginners and the residents of the Tseung Kwan O region can also enjoy the park surrounding the velodrome where various leisure activities can take place. The multi-purpose arena provides additional facilities as well such as a…

Pancho Arena by Tamás Dobrosi + Doparum Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 28 Aug 2014 5:25 am | Stadiums

The Pancho Arena takes its name from the nickname of the football legend Ferenc Puskas and it is located in the community of Felcsut in the Vali Valley at a distance of 40 kilometers to the west of of Budapest, Hungary. The arena was designed by Tamas Dobrosi in collaboration with the practice of Doparum Architects, reconstructing a former residence based on the plans of Imre Makovecz. The arena is a UEFA category III football stadium which can host Hungarian…

New Atlanta Stadium by 360 Architecture

By : Dennis Franklin | 16 Aug 2014 1:54 pm | Stadiums

The New Atlanta Stadium designed under the supervision of Senior Principal Bill Johnson of the 360 Architecture practice brings a striking landmark to the capital city of the Georgia State with an unusual retractable roof that features eight panels that rotate to open or close. The triangulated pieces defining the design are made of glass and metal and the creators wanted a setting that would change the way you think of going to a football game so that the experience…

Al Bayt Stadium unveiled

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Aug 2014 7:55 pm | Stadiums

The latest stadium designed to host the 2022 World Cup in Quatar is located in Al Khor City and it is entitled the Al Bayt Stadium with the Al Bayt district surrounding it with landscaped paths, retail spaces, restaurants as well as tracks for horse riding, cycling and jogging. The pictures seen here were released by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy of Quatar and the architecture was designed by an unnamed group with Dar Al Handasa as design…

Azur Arena by Auer Weber

By : Dennis Franklin | 3 Aug 2014 9:07 am | Sport Arenas

Azur Arena is a multifunctional space designed in 2013 by the architectural practice of Auer Weber and it is located in Antibes, France. The arena uses dynamic lighting displays to invite the visitors inside and the project is in the Trois Moulins industrial area of the city, splitting the site into the business park to the West and a planned park to the South, while the north-east side hosts a sport infrastructure and abundant natural vegetation. The site is triangular…

New Perth Sports Precinct Stadium

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Jul 2014 3:22 pm | Stadiums

The development of the New Perth Sports Precinct continues with a 60000 seat stadium at the center of the complex which features a design created by a team comprised of COX Architecture, HKS Architects, Arup and Hassel Studio. The arena has five tiers and a roof covering over 85 percent of the seats, but the most impressive element of the project is the bronze façade that wraps the circular structure while also acting as a reflecting surface for the land…

Levi’s Stadium by HNTB

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Jul 2014 2:51 pm | Stadiums

The Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California was designed by the HNTB architectural practice and built by Turner/Devcon for the Santa Clara Stadium Authority and the 1.2 billion dollar project is the first pro football field in USA to be awarded a LEED Gold certification for its sustainable elements. The stadium is the home base of the San Francisco 49ers and it implements an installation of 1162 photovoltaic panels, water saving measures and materials to increase the quality of the…

Singapore SportsHub by DP Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 15 Jul 2014 5:07 pm | Stadiums

The Singapore Sports Hub was designed by the DP Architects practice in 2014 as the first integrated sports, leisure, entertainment and lifestyle venue located on a 35 hectare plot on the waterfront to ensure a unique ecosystem for the expanding city center. The project is a part of the urban redevelopment plan created by the Government of Singapore and called the Sports Singapore Vision 2030 to promote a more eco-friendly and active society across the entire nation. The master plan…

Nagyerdo Football Stadium by BORD

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 Jun 2014 5:07 pm | Stadiums

The Nagyerdo Football Stadium in Debrecen, Hungary was designed in 2014 by the BORD architectural practice in the middle of a forest which is in the heart of the city with protected oak trees. The Nagyerdo wild forest is a part of a large-scale reconstruction and the stadium is a part of the development to draw the area into the city circulation as a city park that would provide a new green area. To encourage a healthier lifestyle, the area…

Arena Da Amazonia by GMP Architekten

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Jun 2014 5:10 pm | Stadiums

Arena Da Amazonia is located in Manaus, Brazil and it was designed by the GMP Architekten practice with a roof wrapping downward to ensure the all necessary shading which is required in the hot and humid climate. The project was completed in 2014 to be ready for the 2014 World Cup and it has a structure made of cantilevers that support each other and with steel core girders that act as water drains as well to take advantage of the…

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