Competition: win an architectural stadium model-building kit by Arckit

Dezeen promotion: in our latest competition, Dezeen is partnering with Arckit to give away five model-building kits for sports stadiums and arenas. Referred to as “posh Lego” for architects, Arckit‘s products offer an alternative to traditional models that are often made from materials glued together. Its recently launched Sports range are described as the world’s first multi-stadium […]

Williams Park Fieldhouse / STLarchitects

Williams Park Fieldhouse / STLarchitects © Ignacio Espigares + 12 © Ignacio Espigares Text description provided by the architects. The new fieldhouse located in the Bronzeville community adjacent to the Chicago Housing Authority Dearborn Homes will replace an existing fieldhouse and will support the Chicago Park District and Chicago Housing Authority’s expanding programming needs. The […]

Chase Center / Gensler

Courtesy of Gensler + 21 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 41806.0 ft2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Courtesy of Gensler Text description provided by the architects. Gensler collaborated with the architectural teams of Manica Architecture and Kendall/Heaton Associates on the new home for the NBA […]

Volgograd-Arena Football Stadium / PI ARENA

Volgograd-Arena Football Stadium / PI ARENA © Stroygazmontazh + 32 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 56343.0 m2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2018 PhotographsPhotographs: Stroygazmontazh, PI ARENA, Kristina Kharitonova ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Albes, Alyutekh, Armstrong, AutoDesk, Blockchain, Cimolai (Сonor Cimolai), Delux, DoorHan, ESTIMA, Freyssinet, International S. A, Knauf, […]

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium Football Stadium / PI ARENA

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium Football Stadium / PI ARENA © Stroygazmontazh + 22 ArchitectsAuthors of this architecture projectPI ARENA AreaArea of this architecture project 58440.0 m2 Project YearBrands with products used in this architecture project 2018 PhotographerCreated with Sketch. Stroygazmontazh ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project “DoorHan” Doors, Albes, Alyutekh, Armstrong, AutoDesk, Blockchain, Cimolai […]

Datong Sports Center / POPULOUS + CCDI

Datong Sports Center / POPULOUS + CCDI © Yang Zhang + 31 © Yang Zhang © Yang Zhang Text description provided by the architects. The city sports center, which started construction on September 6, 2010, is built in a beautiful environment. It is located in the central area of Yudong, near Wenyu Lake. It was […]

Volleyball Arena of 2nd National Youth Games of China / China Architecture Design & Research Group

Volleyball Arena of 2nd National Youth Games of China / China Architecture Design & Research Group Main Entrance. Image © Guangyuan Zhang + 32 © Guangyuan Zhang Text description provided by the architects. The Taiyuan Tourism College Gym is the newly-built venue of the Volleyball competition (Women’s U15 Club Group) of the 2nd National Youth […]

Angular white roof covers Mexico City baseball stadium by FGP Atelier and Taller ADG

Eight gabled forms jut out over the stands of this Mexico City baseball stadium, which Mexican architects Francisco Gonzalez Pulido and Alonso de Garay designed for local team Los Diablos Rojos. Chicago studio FGP Atelier led by Gonzalez Pulido collaborated with Taller ADG led by Alonso de Garay to complete the facility for the Los […]

Bozhou Statium / Yuan Ye Architects

Bozhou Statium / Yuan Ye Architects Courtesy of Yuan Ye Architects + 11 Architects Yuan Ye Architects Location Bozhou City, Anhui Province, China Category Design Facility CADRI Design Ye Yuan, Xu Qin Area 45000.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Courtesy of Yuan Ye Architects PROJECT TECHNOLOGYThe roof of the stadium is constructed with orthogonal pyramidal space […]

Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium / FGP Atelier, Taller ADG

Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium / FGP Atelier, Taller ADG © Rafael Gamo + 36 Architects FGP Atelier, Taller ADG Location puerta 6, Viad. Río de la Piedad S/N, Granjas México, 08400 Iztacalco, CDMX, Mexico Category Lead architects Francisco Gonzalez Pulido, Alonso de Garay Design team Francisco Gonzalez Pulido, Alonso de Garay Area 60000.0 m2 Project […]

AECOM designs LA Clippers sports complex to resemble a “basketball swishing through a net”

Diamond-shaped metal panels will wrap this oval sports venue that AECOM has designed for the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. The Inglewood Basketball and Entertainment Center will provide the new home for the NBA basketball team, including an arena alongside other training facilities, offices, community spaces and shops. As revealed by Los Angeles Clippers yesterday, […]

Schierker Feuerstein Arena / GRAFT

Schierker Feuerstein Arena / GRAFT © Michael Moser + 19 Architects Location Bodeweg 16, 38879 Wernigerode, Germany Category Renovation Lead Architects GRAFT Gesellschaft von Architekten mbH – Lars Krückeberg, Wolfram Putz, Thomas Willemeit Project Lead Stefanie Götz, René Lotz Project team Aleksandra Zajko, Alexandra Tobescu, Anna Wittwer, Annette Finke, Aurelius Weber, Daniel Finck, Djordje Zdravkovic, […]

Tabanlioglu Architects designs national stadium for Kosovo

The 30,000-capacity Kosovo National Stadium, which will be located in Drenas, will become the new home for the Kosovo national football team. The stadium, which will be built around 12 miles from the country’s capital Pristina, has been designed to bring the people of Kosovo together. “The new urban structure will be a bridge for […]

Beacon of Light Building / FaulknerBrowns Architects

Beacon of Light Building / FaulknerBrowns Architects © Jill Tate + 20 © Jill Tate Text description provided by the architects. The first of its kind in the UK, Beacon of Light is a unique centre for the Foundation of Light, consisting of engaging and interactive zones in education; health and fitness; sport and play; […]

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium / Populous

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium / Populous © Hufton + Crow + 41 © Hufton + Crow Text description provided by the architects. With a capacity of 62,062, the new stadium becomes the biggest club stadium in London and, by incorporating a fully retractable pitch, the first in the world to be custom-built to stage football and […]

Simonne-Mathieu Tennis Court at Roland Garros / Marc Mimram

Simonne-Mathieu Tennis Court at Roland Garros / Marc Mimram © Erieta Attali + 23 Architects Marc Mimram Location Jardin des Serres d’auteuil, 3 Avenue de la Porte d’Auteuil, 75016 Paris, France Category Lead Architects Marc Mimram Architecture & Associés Design Team Martin Fougeras Lavergnolle, Francis Jacquiod, Jacques Durst Area 5300.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Photographs […]

French Open tennis stadium by Marc Mimram has greenhouses built into all its stands

Marc Mimram Architecture & Associés has incorporated greenhouses into all four of the stands of the Court Simonne Mathieu at Roland Garros, home of the French Open. Named after former French tennis player Simonne Mathieu, the 5,000-seat stadium officially opened this week for the start of the French Open. It is now the third show […]

Zaha Hadid’s air-conditioned Al Wakrah Stadium in Qatar hosts its first match

The Al Wakrah Stadium, designed by Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, has an openable roof and a seating-bowl cooling system to allow football to be played all-year round. One of eight venues that will host games during the FIFA World Cup 2022, the 40,000-seat stadium was designed by Hadid before […]

Al Wakrah Stadium built by Zaha Hadid Architects for World Cup in Qatar

Zaha Hadid Architects has completed the Al Wakrah Stadium, a venue for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, and it hosts its inaugural match today. Located in the city of Al Wakrah, around 10 miles south of Doha, the 40,000-seat stadium opens with the Amir Cup final between Al Sadd and Al Duhail tonight. […]

Aluminium louvres and a membrane roof shade Wuyuanhe Stadium by GMP Architekten

A crescent-shaped membrane roof and aluminium louvres shelter the grandstand of the new 41,000-seat Wuyuanhe Stadium by GMP Architekten on the island of Hainan, China. Designed by German practice Gerkan, Marg and Partners (GMP Architekten), the stadium is the island’s first major sports venue. Photograph is by Marcus Bredt Wuyuanhe Stadium’s visor-like roof, which has […]

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