Microplastics in artificial turf

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Rainwater treatment retains microplastics from artificial turf

Hauraton

Microplastics

Artificial turf on sports fields provides an excellent playing surface. But use and drainage of this result in microplastics being flushed out into precipitation and surface waters. This is a challenge that Hauraton is overcoming with responsible environmental technology. The drainage specialist, based in the Baden region, has a safe and effective solution for filtering and retaining microplastic particles. In the Sportfix®Clean drainage system and channel filter with filter substrate Carbotec 60, particles down to the smallest size of 0.45 µm (0.00045 mm) are reliably removed by filtering.

With sports fields increasingly being equipped with artificial turf worldwide, this is highly relevant. The synthetic surfaces are very robust, require much less care than natural turf and offer higher quality standards for the safety of athletes. On modern surfaces, playing properties such as ball roll behaviour are very close to natural turf on sports pitches. The high useful life of around 1,700 hours per year compared to 400 to 800 hours for natural turf, a service life of at least ten years and greatly reduced maintenance effort are all benefits of artificial turf.

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Petra Pahl

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Hauraton

Supplier

Hauraton GmbH & Co. KG
Werkstraße 13
D-76437 Rastatt

Mechanical wear creates tiny plastic particles

Artificial turf surfaces are a type of plastic carpet. When playing on the surfaces, the EPDM granulate (the material used for infilled artificial turf) and the synthetic grass fibres are exposed to repeated strain. The mechanical wear from higher tread loads – as created during football or rugby – causes tiny particles or blades of artificial grass to break off. This amounts to 250 to 300 kg per year for modern sports fields.

These particles need to be prevented from entering the natural water cycle, and finally the food chain, via rainwater draining off the pitch. Research over the last few years has shown that microplastics, which are now present in large quantities in the world’s oceans, have also already entered our food chain. The health consequences are not yet known. To prevent plastic particles from reaching water bodies, collected surface water must be filtered before it is distributed.

Increased maintenance intervals offer reliability

This channel filter functions according to the principle of surface filtration. It is therefore twice as effective: not only plastic parts are retained on the filter surface, but also pollutants such as heavy metals or hydrocarbons.

The system has been proven to work reliably over very long periods. Long maintenance intervals and simple cleaning represent additional benefits. After many years of use, filter cake forms on the surface of the filter. This is stripped off during maintenance  and then only the filter substrate that was removed  is replenished.

Whether on a hockey field or  football pitch – wherever artificial turf surfaces are used, drainage systems are also usually required. In addition to safe drainage, Sportfix Clean channels also offer a simple way to filter the waste water and permanent retention of plastic particles and pollutants. This economical filter system can also be installed at existing facilities.

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Hotel Olympus Palace

See and be seen

Hotel Olympus Palace in Salou

Matic & Garau & Agrob Buchtal

Very, very welcoming

The water shimmering mysteriously blue through the glass panels of the rooftop pool is already visible from afar and makes the roof of the Hotel Olympus Palace an unmistakable landmark, especially in the evening. Hotel guests and passers-by who have become curious and visit this roof terrace find a new open areas with a large pool landscape designed by the Barcelona architecture office Matic & Garau.

With sand-beige porcelain stoneware tiles of the Valley series of Agrob Buchtal, the restrained, elegant area invites to swim and sunbathe, but also to enjoy delicious drinks and events at the bar.

Salou is located in the heart of the Costa Daurada in the province of Tarragona and is characterized by its gently sloping and fine sandy beaches. The rich historical heritage with medieval monasteries, interesting villages and beautiful landscapes as well as the excellent Mediterranean cuisine make Salou an ideal holiday destination.

The Hotel Olympus Palace is located in the heart of the city’s tourist centre, just 300 metres from the beach.

Architect

Matic & Garau
C/Rosselló 233 5th floor
SP – 08008 Barcelona

Client

Hotels Olympus Palace
Carrer de Navarra, 6
43840 Salou
SP – Tarragona

Ceramic tiles

AGROB BUCHTAL GmbH
Buchtal 1
D-92519 Schwarzenfeld 

General renovation of 1600 m² roof terrace

The wextensive renovation of the hotel, which was built in the mid-1970s and has around 250 rooms, was completed in 2018 and focused in particular on the 1600 m² roof area above the 6th floor.

High above the centre of the city not far from Tarragona, there was previously only a small water basin, two whirlpools and a few areas for deck chairs. In their place, the hotel operators wanted to realize a spacious roof terrace with pools, fitness area, bar and plenty of space for sunbathing.

“The aim was to create a spectacular roof landscape that would change the image of the hotel and which is unique in Salou,” explains the  architect Dubravka Matic. “The hotel guests should not only enjoy the refreshing water, the cool wind and the view of the Mediterranean Sea, but also the relaxed lounge atmosphere with evening events and concerts around the bar.

Address

Hotels Olympus Palace
Carrer de Navarra, 6
43840 Salou
SP – Tarragona

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Unusual vies from outside and inside

For the architects, the restructuring of the roof area was particularly challenging above because the location and size of the water basins had to be precisely matched to the load-bearing capacity of the existing structure, the existing pipes and the position of numerous vertical exhaust air shafts.

Right from the beginning, the design concept provided for a raised pool area in the centre of the southern part of the roof area with a water surface approximately 1.5 m above the U-shaped sun-deck around it.

This solution enabled long glass panels in the pool side walls, which offer swimming and diving bathers a view over the city and the sea, but also open up unusual underwater views in the opposite direction.

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Reminiscent of natural elements of the Costa Daurada

A glance through these glass panels into the interior of the pool reveals another special feature: large-size sand-beige porcelain stoneware tiles from the Valley series of Agrob Buchtal, which lend the 85 m² pool an unobtrusive noblesse thanks to their earthy relief structure and natural look.

After tests carried out specifically for this purpose, the architects chose exactly these tiles because they perfectly harmonize with the nearby sandy beaches and rocks of the Costa Daurada, but also because they make the water sparkle particularly intensely blue in the sun. “The light colour and the large formats should also create a modern appearance and avoid overheating,” says Matic. The 60 x 120 cm format used for the pool floors and walls not only offers an exceptional visual impression but also the advantage of a low proportion of joints, so that the cleaning effort for the tiles is comparatively low despite the appropriate slip resistance.

The same applies to the 15 m² whirlpool, which is also located in the raised pool area directly next to the 20 m long large pool.

The pairs of columns placed in the centre of the pool area were also cladded with large-size porcelain stoneware tiles of the series Valley. These pairs carry a kind of white pergola with a similar cross-section, which extends over the entire width of the building. The columns discreetly hide the ventilation shafts of the hotel bathrooms, while the pergola serves above all for creating a striking roof structure and accommodating the LED lighting.

Opening

2018

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Werner Ziegelmeier
Agrob Buchtal

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Valley tile series ensures design consistency

The cover of the pool edge, the pool surrounds, the outer side walls of the pool and the floors of the sun-decks are made of a wood-plastic composite material.

The architects chose this wood-like material to create a differentiated transition zone between the water basin and the northern part of the roof area with lounge, bar and further deck chair areas.

The latter areas, as well as the cladding of the pools, are also provieded throughout with Agrob Buchtal’s Valley series, in the form of 2 cm thick, sand-beige patio tiles in the format of 60 x 60 cm with appropriate slip-resistance. The laying was carried out on elevated posts: on the one hand, so that the rainwater – as before the conversion – can be collected and drained in the space between the roof construction and the roof. On the other hand, in order to be able to open the floor easily for inspection works.

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Elegant roof landscape as a new attraction

The result of the construction works carried out exclusively during the winter closing time of the hotel is a homogeneous, elegant roof landscape conveying pleasant expanse and sovereign generosity.

The operators have thus achieved their goal: the Olympus Palace is the only hotel in Salou with such a diverse microcosm on the roof that is on everyone’s lips today. The number of participants in music events has also increased noticeably. Both hotel guests and external visitors enjoy staying there – not only to sip cocktails at the bar, but also to take instagram-suitable underwater photos at the pool.

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Kokkedal Climate Adaption

Climate good, everything good

Kokkedal Climate Adaption

Schønherr

Situation

The Danish town of Kokkedal was hit by very heavy rainfall in 2007 and 2010. Both times the  adjacent lake Usserød Lake overflowed its banks and the flooding caused serious damage to many homes.

These critical events motivated the municipality to establish a unique partnership with public housing organisations, the sewer utility and the Danish Foundation Realdania. Together they decided to protect the neighbourhood against future floods why creating attractive new urban spaces.

Kokkedal Climate Adaption is the biggest and most complex climate adaption project in Denmark. It consists of 35 subprojects, all designed and implemented by Ramboll and the landscaping company Schonherr.

Landscape architect

Schønherr
Klosterport 4T, 1.sal
DK – 8000 Aarhus C

Engineer

Ramboll Group A/S
Hannemanns Allé 53
DK-2300 Copenhagen S

Opening

2017

Climate adaption & social inclusion

Kokkedal Climate Adaption covers an area of more than 60 ha in the North of Sealand. it includes a green river valley, a school, a nursing home, a sports centre, a shopping mall and a large residential area. Around 3,000 people live here.

The project challenge was to develop a climate adaption which also could promote an improved urban life: connect the fragmented urban areas, create new attractive meeting points and overall bring nature closer to the residents.

There are many reasons why this project is special. One of them is that it combines climate adaption with social inclusion by applying flood-risk measures with added social and recreational value.

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Program

Kokkedal Climate Adaption contains an extensive catalogue of solutions for climate adaption and water methods. Whereas rainwater formerly was hidden underground in pipelines, the rainwater management is now made visible in a way, offering new recreational urban possibilities.

The new urban spaces include the Moroccan Garden, the Water Garden, the Ice Floe Garden and the Nature Hinge, which is a beautiful wooden staircase connecting the residential area with the adjacent river valley.  Moreover, a new square has been established, the Wave Square, which holds rainwater, but when it’s dry, it provides space for sports like basketball, skateboarding and parkour.

The holistic approach to the project implies a focus on the economic, social and environmental sustainability.

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“Kokkedal Climate Adaption has undoubtedly improved our neighbourhood.”, resident Marianne Lundberg Andersen (64) says. “I see it specially in the meadow where there is much more life by now. There’s a lot of people that I’ve never seen before. People come together and do barbeques  when the weather allows it, or celebrate birthdays. There is a great animal life in our lakes where you can catch fish like salamanders or eels. School children do sports, running and fishing, and people in my age have started doing the same.”

The project has made people feel more safe. Also people now want to stay and use the local urban spaces even more. The project was completed in spring 2018. The new spaces are widely used and serious flooding is history now.

In November 2017, the project received DANVA and Realdania’s Climate Award for creating a project which serves as an inspiration for all future climate adaption projects.

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Carsten Ingemann
Leif Tuxen
Thøger Sørensen
Ulrik Kuggas

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Schønherr

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  • International architectural competitions with IOC and IPC
  • Trade fair and congress organisation
  • Head of the “NRW Beratungsstelle Sportstätten“ (“NRW Advice Centre for Sports Venues”)
  • Lecturer at the German Sport University Cologne
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Centre d’athlétisme de LLN

Training for Tokyo

Centre d’athlétisme de LLN in Louvain-la-Neuve

BSW

Introduction

A world-class athletics hall will open in the tranquil Belgian town of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve in May 2019: the “Centre d’athlétisme de LLN”, a training and competition facility for elite athletes. However, thanks to its architecture and interior design, the hall is also suitable for school and recreational sport – and even for completely different types of sport.

The facility was planned by Atelier d’Architecture de Genval and Chabanne + Partenaires. All sport surfaces are made from Regupol by BSW in Bad Berleburg, Germany.

Architects

Atelier d’Architecture de Genval scrl
8 rue de la Sablière
B-1332 Genval

Chabanne + Partenaires
38 quai Pierre Scize
F-69009 Lyon

Sports surfaces

BSW Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk GmbH
Am Hilgenacker 24
D-57319 Bad Berleburg

Location

Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve (31,000 inhabitants) is located in the centre of the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant.

Seven cities had applied for the location of this unique facility. The geographically central location in Belgium and the excellent transport links in connection with the Blocry sports centre finally turned the balance in favour of the Louvain-la-Neuve hamlet.

The Centre d’athlétisme de LLN provides the Blocry sports centre (opened in 1977) with a new focal point which will attract athletes far beyond the country’s borders. There are already inquiries from France and Qatar. The 10,000 m² sports hall is located next to the outdoor athletics facility and turns the sports centre into a year-round venue for training and competition.

The “Blocry Sports Complex” also includes several sports halls, a fitness centre, two inflatable halls, two swimming pools, seven full-size football and hockey fields and the necessary outbuildings. The athletics facility and one of the hockey fields have recently been refurbished.

Address

Centre d’athlétisme de LLN
1348 Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve,
Belgium

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Architecture and equipment

The facilities have both, special landscape and special urban design features. To the north, the hall is adjacent to a large nature reserve, while to the south it is connected by a pedestrian bridge with the Blocry sports centre. Visitors reach the foyer directly via this bridge.

The bright and open foyer creates visual contact between the visitors, the new hall and the outdoor athletics facility. The interior is largely glazed, so that the sporting activities are visible.

Facilities at the Centre d’athlétisme de LLN include

  • 200 metre circular track with six lanes
  • 60 m track with eight lanes
  • Two facilities each for all jumping disciplines: long, triple and high jump and pole vault
  • 100 m training track with jump pit
  • Training facility for shot put
  • 250 m warm-up track with four lanes
  • Gym
  • Outdoor training facility for long jump
  • Storage rooms, anti-doping control rooms, physiotherapy,etc.
  • Cafeteria overlooking the track

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Use

Competitive sport has priority. Nevertheless, the operator also intends to make the hall accessible to local athletics clubs, schools and courses.

Furthermore, the Centre d’athlétisme de LLN is also open to other sports activities, such as judo and other martial arts on mats – or for badminton and table tennis. These sports will be performed in the centre of the hall. Depending on the type of event, there are between 2,500 (athletics) and up to 5,000 spectator seats (if the interior is used) on telescopic stands.

A catering area and offices, some of which are already leased, complete the project, additionally contributing to the profitability of the business.

Opening

2019

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Running tracks

In November 2018, BSW started with the installation of the track surface in the hall. The work was already completed by February.

The running track system Regupol AG was installed for the competition areas in the hall. This all-rounder already serves stadiums and halls around the world. Seamless, quick and non-slip, it is equally suitable for elite sports and recreational sports – making it ideal for the Centre d’athlétisme de LLN.

Another special feature: The six lanes are the widest that are approved according to the rules of the International Athletics Federation (IAAF). By comparison: the lanes in the athletics hall in Ghent are 90 cm wide, here they are 110 cm. This provides athletes with considerable added comfort.

The 1,000 m² area for the long-jump outdoor training facility was installed in-situ using a polyurethane sprayed coating. This coating named Regupol PD has two advantages: the installation takes less time and it is inexpensive because it requires less effort than a wear layer of interspersed EPDM granules.

The fitness room has an area of 450 m² and is equipped with an elastic, wear-resistant and non-slip everroll fitness floor.

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Outlook

Belgian top athletes such as Ismaël Debjani have already extensively tested the hall, and the tracks in particular – and are thrilled. Debjani, the Borlée siblings and Nafi Thiam will use the Centre d’athlétisme de LLN to prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Christian Maigret, Technical Director of the Belgian Athletics Association (LBFA), even promises “incentives” for the medal table.

In any case, the facilities are a fine example of how successful architecture and excellent equipment can literally give a boost to sport and exercise.

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  • Trade fair and congress organisation
  • Head of the “NRW Beratungsstelle Sportstätten“ (“NRW Advice Centre for Sports Venues”)
  • Lecturer at the German Sport University Cologne
  • Planning of the Prussian Stadium in Münster (for großmann engineers, Göttingen)
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SAP Garden

Fits.

SAP Garden at Munich Olympic Park

by 3XN Architects

Situation

The contract for building the new multipurpose sports arena on the site of the former Olympic cycling track stadium in Munich Olympic Park was awarded to 3XN Architects of Copenhagen, Denmark, together with Latz + Partner, a German landscape and urban planning firm. The sports arena, with match seating of up to 11,500, will be the future home of German basketball champions FC Bayern Munich and German ice hockey champions Munich Red Bulls.

To improve the local sports infrastructure for schools, amateur clubs and young talents, three additional canopied ice rinks will be built next to the sports arena as training facilities and for recreational use. Therefore, a comprehensive agreement on guaranteed opening times for the ice rinks has been closed with the City of Munich. The building owner of the project is Red Bull Stadion München GmbH.

Architect

3XN A/S
Kanonbådsvej 8
DK – 1437 Copenhagen K

Client

Red Bull Stadion München GmbH

Solitaire

SAP Garden will replace the Olympic Velodrome at the same place.

The new sports arena is a separate oval structure that naturally and respectfully melds into the world-famous Olympic Park with its many iconic buildings. This impression is enhanced by the green roof and vertical facade structure.

The facade is dominated by vertical lamellas, swinging upwards over the glass-paneled entrances which are thus beautifully accentuated. The training areas are partially underground and modelled to form a green hill, picking up the topography and enabling a coherent continuation of the pathways and landscape design of the Olympic Park.

Address

SAP Garden
Toni-Merkens-Weg 4
D-80809 München

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The Behnisch approach

The new multipurpose sports arena will be the fourth arena project for 3XN Architects. ”During the design process, we continually thought about the park’s original design and asked ourselves how Günter Behnisch would have approached the task. It was important to us to create a flexible, multipurpose arena with a strong identity while respecting the history and vision of the original Olympic Park and fitting in quite naturally. ”

The groundbreaking ceremony is planned for the coming winter. Inauguration of the new sports arena is planned for late summer 2021. Utilizing the arena’s full organizational capacity, its two principal future occupants, FC Bayern Munich’s Basketball division and the Munich Red Bulls, can each play up to 40 matches per year. And there is additional capacity for up to 20 other matches and sports events as well as 20 sports-related events. The gross floor area of SAP Garden will be 673,000 square feet (62,500 square meters).

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Clients and future users of SAP Garden are very much in agreement with the result, also and especially in connection with the Olympic Park.

Red Bull GmbH: “The design unites economic viability, sustainability and energy efficiency. That is why 3XN Architects’ design was the best among many great entries.“

Uli Hoeneß, President, FC Bayern München: “I’m impressed by how the architects of the winning design managed to incorporate the visual character of the legendary Olympic Park. The new arena will be much more than a top-modern sports hall where fans, athletes and our basketball team will feel comfortable. I’m sure that this sports arena with its compelling design, including the green roof, will be an architectural eye-catcher and a great gain for the city of Munich.”

For the City of Munich, the special agreement to make the ice rinks available to its citizens for 8,000 hours each season presents a unique opportunity to create excellent skating conditions for schools, clubs and the general public. The sports arena will help strengthen the Olympic Park’s position as an outstanding venue for both professional and grassroots sports in Munich.

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Facts and figures

  • Gross floor area 673,000 sq. ft. (62,500 sq. m.)
  • Audience capacity up to 11,500
  • Three canopied ice rinks
  • Underground parking garage at the sports arena with 220 spaces (an additional 4,000 parking spaces are available at ‘Parkharfe Olympiapark’)
  • Approx. 1,000 business seats
  • 11 VIP boxes with approx. 156 seats
  • Fan shops
  • Office and conference facilities

Opening

2021

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  • Trade fair and congress organisation
  • Head of the “NRW Beratungsstelle Sportstätten“ (“NRW Advice Centre for Sports Venues”)
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  • Replanning a football stadium in Berlin-Köpenick
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Kastrup Sea Bath

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Kastrup Sea Bath

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The gem

Kastrup Sea Bath is one of many architectural gems of København’s Ørestad region. It is part of the Kastrup Strandpark waterfront park on the east coast of Amager. Conceived as a fully-accessible outdoor swimming facility, Kastrup Sea Bath transformed an overlooked brownfield site into one of Denmark’s most enchanting, recognisable and popular leisure destinations.

The snail

Affectionately known as ‘The Snail’, Kastrup Sea Bath consists of the pool enclosure, as well as a new beach and service building, complete with toilets and accessible changing room. The form was in response to the north-facing beach; a wooden pier stretches from shore and curves around to form a south-facing circular enclosure.

The pier

The pier gradually rises above the sea level and ends in a five metre diving platform. The circular shape creates a concentrated interior that provides shelter from the wind and the perfect retreat for swimming and sunbathing. A continuous bench runs along the pier, providing additional spaces for leisure and reflection.

Inclusion in 2005

Inclusion was an important part of the concept. Designed as an untraditional framework for outdoor sporting activities, Kastrup Sea Bath caters to peaceful evening swims, exercise or play, irrespective of age, or physical mobility needs. Ramps, and other special features allow less mobile visitors full access. All 870 square metres of wooden deck are at the visitors’ disposal. Kastrup is free of admission and open to the public at all times.

Designed for life

Kastrup’s dynamic sculptural form is a visible landmark from beach, sea and air. As a visitor moves around the bath, its silhouette constantly changes. The form itself is suggestive of an amphitheatre; from here, you can see and be seen; a rule worth being reminded of in busy communal pools.

Material

Constructed from Azobé, this African hardwood was selected due to its remarkable longevity and aesthetic qualities. Azobé shares the same lifespan as steel and is resistant to rot and woodworm, ensuring that Kastrup will be enjoyed by several generations to come.

At night

At night and during the long dark off-season, dramatic lighting emphasises the sculptural design, heightening the visitors’ aesthetic experience, as well as securing their safety. A series of large uplights illuminate the enclosure and is reflected from the interior walls, gently washing the whole basin space with warm white light. This warmth contrasts with the electric blue lighting behind the open staircase and diving platform. Dual lines of LED spotlights stud the pier walkway, facilitating easier navigation in the dark.

Awards

Kastrup Sea Bath has been awarded a “Honourable mention” at the Architectural Review Award for Emerging Architecture 2006. It was nominated for The Mies van der Rohe Award 2007 and won a  Bronze medal and a special prize at the IOC/IAKS Award and IPC/IAKS Distinction in 2009.

Looking at current pictures of the bath in the social media, one has to say that the Kastrup Sea Bath would have deserved even more prizes.

PROJECT DATA

Architect

White arkitekter AB
Östgötagatan 100
Box 4700
116 92 Stockholm
Sweden

Client

Tårnby community

Photos

Author

White arkitekter AB

Physical address

Kastrup Sea Bath
Amager Strandvej 301
2770 Kastrup
Denmark

Opening

2005

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Saint-Paul-lès-Dax

Architecture and landscape

Plaine des Sports in Saint-Paul-lès-Dax
OLGGA Architects & Atelier CAMBIUM

Area

Plaine des Sports is located north of Saint-Paul-lès-Dax, a commune in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. The area alongside the 824 Departmental road is known as “Les Pins de Gouaillard et la Liberté”.

The main access is from Avenue des Lacs via the Chemin du Golf. A country road, that crosses the site, gives access to pedestrians and cyclists, notably from Lac de Christus.

Architecture and landscape

The sports complex in Saint-Paul-lès-Dax includes 4 rugby and football fields, a 500-seat stand, changing rooms, a clubhouse, a children’s playground, a multi-activity area with an athletics track, and a freely accessible sports/nature area.

The Plaine des Sports project is just as much about architecture as it is about landscape. Olgga Architectes sought to propose an orthogonal composition, a clean rectangle that encloses the sports facilities, framed by the playing fields service roads.

Ecological constraints

Many ecological constraints throughout the entire site had impact on the design by OLGGA Architects and Atelier CAMBIUM, e.g. the presence of protected species such as the false ringlet butterfly coenonympha oedippus and the European Nightjar caprimulgus europaeus and the proximity of wetlands and the Gouaillard stream.

Signal

The stand acts as an architectural signal, a line in the landscape visible in both directions from the 824 Departmental Road. Perpendicular to the road, its location makes it visible in a “green tracking”, a careful balance between planting and the presence of technical equipment such as lighting masts or ball nets.

The stand emerges subtly from the ground, embedded into the site topography. The two levels of facilities absorb the natural slope of the site. This layout meets the functional requirements with facilities open to the public on the ground floor and spaces dedicated to sportsmen in continuity with the main playing field. The entrance sequence, from the forecourt through the filter barriers in timber stakes on towards the stand ambulatories, gives spectators a panoramic view over the Plaine des Sports in Saint-Paul-lès-Dax.

Terraces and environment

Consistent with the design intent, planned as “sports terraces” for Saint-Paul-lès-Dax, the playing fields are linked in successive degressive steps along a west-east axis. The site slopes down 7m from its north-west highpoint.

Outbuildings dedicated to plant and changing rooms create a second architectural focus in the landscape. Wedged between playing fields #2 and #3, this simple building is covered with timber sheets that project beyond its gables. These facades act as a reference point within site.

In addition to a Plaine des Sports, the proposal provides a park for open air activities, inhabited by regional species due to the attention given to the surrounding environment.

PROJECT DATA

Architect

OLGGA ARCHITECTES Paris Siège social 95 rue Montmartre F – 75002 Paris   Atelier CAMBIUM 144 avenue de l’Europe F – 33560 sainte-Eulalie

Client

City of Saint-Paul-lès-Dax

Team

ITH, Calixte Tinard, A+R Salles, Sedes, Bilto Ortega

Address

Chemin du Golf F – 40990 Saint-Paul-lès-Dax

Aerial view

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Author

OLGGA ARCHITECTES Atelier CAMBIUM

Photography

Stephane Aboudaram | WE ARE CONTENTS

Opening

2017

Budget

€ 7,057,481

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PLANS

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La Doce

Something bigger

La Doce in Mexico City

Football

La Doce is a collaborative project, based on a network and a proposal for change that arises from the need to develop quality public spaces in marginalized areas in various cities around the world.

Football as a sport is one of the most loved, most played and probably the one with the most followers worldwide. It allows us to connect with ourselves and with others and at the same time, and from time to time disconnect us from our environment.

Participation

Participation – and this is what La Doce is about – allows us to observe and coexist and be conscious that beyond football, there also is a social construction. La Doce is a space for a “hobby” that allows to link through the game, an event that does not separate social classes. It grants the chance to be integrated as a team to those who are part of the moment – being part of something bigger.

love.fútbol

This manifesto is the basis of a proposal for a collaborative project: La Doce, starting from the mission and vision of love.fútbol, a non-profit that mobilizes and engages communities to plan, build, manage, activate and redefine their own football pitches as sustainable platforms for social change. Through the management and sponsorship of various entities, love.fútbol promotes and realizes the restoration and recovery of disused sports fields in marginalized urban areas worldwide, building quality public spaces.

Project data

Architect

All Arquitectura 

Team: Josemaria Quintanilla, Rodrigo Guardado, Salvador Guardado, Alejandro Guardado, Eduardo Ugalde & Judith Valerio

Photograph

Aerial photographs: © Zaickz Moz
Site photographs: © Marcos Betanzos 

Author

All Arquitectura 

Opening

2018

Collaboration

Based on this idea, the collaboration between love.fútbol and All Arquitectura arised; one as the promoter, the other as the designer. On this occasion and with the sponsorship of Premier League team Manchester City, the project started. As part of the process, the integration of local partners was fundamental for the work of love.fútbol, therefore Natlik as the civil association was included as local interlocutor in the community.

Location

The project is located in the municipality of Valle de Chalco, refurbishing a living space located in one of the areas expanding dramatically in population and suffering from one of the highest rates of violence at the outskirts of Mexico City. Valle de Chalco is the destination of many indigenous groups from all regions of the country, a dormitory city that reveals one of the most complex problems of contemporary cities. An interwoven mesh of roots that represents a challenge towards the construction of social identity and the relationship with the space of the community itself.

La Doce is a collaboration, a coordinated effort and an alliance of designers, architects, artists, civil organizations, and neighbors, who in a congregation of proposals and social work are translated into a project that summarizes and tries to achieve the integration of a fractured collective.

Project

La Doce is conceived as two independent spaces that, beyond being isolated experiences, are linked through the activities they offer. A mix use court of 15m x 25m as a compositional axis, an essential part of the project that proposes relocation according to the North-South axis, allowing greater use of it throughout the day. Hosted between the streets Sur 11 and Sur 12, the property to intervene offers the opportunity to achieve the connection between both roads, allowing the user to make use of the same space as a link, following the paths of people through space and areas surrounding.

A large public square

An open pavilion ends in an edge of the playing field. Under a large roof several functions are integrated: the administrative area, a warehouse, restrooms, box area. Another adjacent area allows multifunctional uses including workshops, classes and exhibitions that may be carried out at any time and any weather condition. The pavilion invites the adjoining properties: an abandoned library and an uninhabited land, with the intention for a future phase to relate and integrate both properties to the project. A concrete platform, a vestige of the original field, is used as a large public square where the perspective and experiences of the many ethnic origins of which Valle de Chalco is structured can be offered through artistic presentations.

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Elda Stadium

Bonus Track

Elda 3D Stadium

Boring

The design of an athletics facility is actually as boring as it is standardised and predictable as its subsequent use: curve, straight, curve, straight – as long as you want. Perfectly standardized sports architecture is as universal as little else: the track is thus 400 metres long, the bend radius is 36.5 metres and the lane width 1.22 metres. Same in Elda, a city with 55,000 inhabitants northwest of Alicante.

Elda stadium meets all these criteria, but adds a spectacular innovation to the range of sports facilities on offer: a “Bonus Track”. The Spanish architects of subarquitectura (Alicante) added six six extra lanes that branch off behind and above the stand at the beginning of the straight and rejoin the straight at the far end of the stand.

Great gesture

This grand design gesture is also functionally plausible: the additional lanes form a roof over the curved changing room area and form the rear demarcation of a small grandstand with a capacity of 300 spectators. In addition to the two changing rooms, the 350 m² area also includes office and storage rooms, a multipurpose room and spectator toilets. The consistent avoidance of elaborate materials and details – the façade design is reduced to a sheet steel grid with a band of windows – underlines the bold attitude of the planners.

Architect

Subarquitectura

Team

Andrés Silanes, Fernando Valderrama, Carlos Bañón

Client

City of Elda

Address

Paseo de la Mora, 1D ES – 03600 Elda

Aerial view

Opening

2011

Photograph

David Frutos Ruiz
Subarquitectura

Author

Johannes Bühlbecker
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Site plans

Accessible for everyone

Facility access and use of Elda stadium are barrier-free. Visitors and athletes enter the changing rooms and the interior through the ground floor tunnel. Tracks and inclines are designed to be suitable for wheelchair users.

Great everyday life

Elda stadium raises the standardised athletics competition area to the third dimension. At the same time, viewers are moving into a new, central position. This solution may be hard to realize for large competitions with many spectators, but it is a great impulse for the much more frequent daily sporting activities.

Video

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Tossols Basil

Trees on the pitch

Tossols Basil Athletics Stadium

Tossols Basil

The area called Tossols Basil, which is designated for leisure activities, is located at the edge of both a city and a natural park along a river. When contemplating adding sports facilities here, the architects faced a dilemma of either clearing large amounts of slow-growing oak trees or succumbing to environmentalists who wanted no change at all.

The solution was to site the athletic track in a forest clearing, previously used for cultivation. Nature and sports are united and runners appear and disappear as they make their way around the track. The project highlights the beauty of the landscape and preserves the vegetation as a filter that changes with the seasons.

The seating for observing the athletes is developed as small terraces or embankments between the clearings, often using the natural topography. The slender lighting towers become points of reference in the landscape.

Natural surroundings

Set in natural surroundings, this athletics track enables the merits of the existing landscape to be emphasized and the track events themselves to be brought closer to nature.
The track is implanted in two clearings in the white oak wood. Contiguous woodland at a distance and far-off woodland are the relations established between the track and the wood, the seating being developed as small terraces or as embankments between the clearings.
As well as containing the functional facilities, its equipment is interrelated with the walls, embankments and ramps that formalize the change in height from entrance to track; it is the great gateway directed towards the races, a filter between nature and the urban. A gateway that is an extended roof held up by two volumes, one of which is like a great open window with a glass wall which doesn’t interrupt the visual continuity and picks up the reflection of the wood that has determined the entire intervention.

Architect

RCR Arquitectes Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem, Ramón Vilalta Marià Vayreda, 23 ES – 17800 Olot

Team

M.Tàpies, A.Sáez, M.Bordas, Brufau, Obiol, Moya. G.Rodriguez, P.Rifà

Client

C. Bisbe Guillamet

Building contractor

C. Joan Maragall

Address

Carrer Cadis, 35 17800 Olot Es – Girona, Spanien

Aerial view

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Photograph

H.Suzuki, E.Pons, M.Checinski

Author

RCR Arquitectos

Site plans

The beauty of steel

After completing the track in 2001, other facilities have been added; a soccer field and an entrance pavilion with changing facilities, that RCR calls the 2x1 pavilion. This structure that acts as a gateway to the area has a thin roof supported by two volumes allowing multiple views through.

Once again, RCR employs only one material – Cor-Ten steel – and the structure settles easily into its natural setting.

Running, nature and Pritzker

Set in natural surroundings, this athletics track enables the merits of the existing landscape to be emphasized and the track events themselves to be brought closer to nature.

The track is implanted in two clearings in the white oak wood. Contiguous woodland at a distance and far-off woodland are the relations established between the track and the wood, the seating being developed as small terraces or as embankments between the clearings.

As well as containing the functional facilities, its equipment is interrelated with the walls, embankments and ramps that formalize the change in height from entrance to track; it is the great gateway directed towards the races, a filter between nature and the urban. A gateway that is an extended roof held up by two volumes, one of which is like a great open window with a glass wall which doesn’t interrupt the visual continuity and picks up the reflection of the wood that has determined the entire intervention.

Sharon Fieldhouse

Learning by doing

Sharon Fieldhouse in Clifton Forge

Program Description

The design/buildLAB is a project-based experiential learning program focused on the research, development and implementation of innovative construction methods and architectural designs. Students collaborate with local communities and industry experts to conceive and realize built works of architecture that are both educational and charitable in nature. The aspirations of the program are simultaneously to reinforce the knowledge and skills necessary to the students’ successful and meaningful practice of architecture and to support development efforts in distressed communities by enriching the quality of their built environment.

By framing the opportunity for architecture students to make a difference in the life of a community, the design/buildLAB shows students the positive impact Architecture can make and inspires them to high professional ethics.

Project Description

The Sharon Fieldhouse sits on a hillside defined by a series of terraced baseball fields. It marks the land as a linear incision that cuts across the site and serves as a primary axis of pedestrian circulation. The building is fissured into three elements to allow the site’s circulation to weave its way in and around the occupied spaces. The entrance to the Fieldhouse is an arrangement of massive concrete steps, serving as a playful procession and an informal gathering space. Spaces within the incision are delineated by vertical steel screens that fan-out and range in density to create varying levels of intimacy.  Monolithic pivot doors heighten awareness as one passes from the extreme openness of the site into the intimacy of the restrooms and concession kitchen. White laminated glass bathes the interior spaces with even natural light. Nested between the concession kitchen and the restrooms, a shade pavilion slips out of line, offering a cool repose overlooking the field. The openness of the screens allows breezes to pass through as well as views to the surrounding mountains. The pavilion space steps toward the field with a series of faceted grass seating terraces, inviting spectators to sit and enjoy the game. As the incision reaches the forest, at the edge of the site, it gently dissolves into a sunken rainwater filtration marsh. In the evening, points of white light emerge as a constellation on the oiled oak ceiling. In this rich natural landscape, transparent forms and subtle details imbue the architecture with a peaceful presence, a magical atmosphere for community gatherings.

Architect

design/buildLAB
VA Tech School of Architecture + Design
201 Cowgill Hall
US-Blacksburg, VA 24061

Opening

2014

Team

Students:
Landon Williams, Molly Vaughan, Mitchell August, Ryan Myers, Julia Vasquez, Xiao Fu, Ellie Burns, Forrest Bibeau, Mykayla Fernandes, Kellen McGinley, John Iaconis, Chanel Carter-Harris, Barbara Dior, Nancy Redenius, Tom Powers

Professors:
Marie Zawistowski, Architecte DPLG, Keith Zawistowski, AIA, NCARB, GC

Client

Clifton Forge Little League
P.O. Box 77
Clifton Forge, VA 24422

Construction costs

97.000 €

Author

Marie Zawistowski + Keith Zawistowski

Photograph

© Jeff Goldberg/ESTO

Collaboration

The Sharon Fieldhouse­ is a charitable undertaking that was designed and built by 15 third year undergraduate Architecture students from Virginia Tech’s design/buildLAB. After studying the town and working with the community to develop a program, all 15 students made individual design propositions for the project. From those, students iteratively merged their proposals. In this way, all of the students contributed ideas to the discussion. It was imperative from a pedagogical perspective that not one “scheme” was chosen. Rather, all students collaborated to develop the final design for the project.

Social Consciousness

Clifton Forge, Virginia is representative of many previously prosperous American towns, struggling to survive as the industries, which fueled their growth, continue to abandon them. Tucked within a small valley along the Jackson River, this rural Appalachian rail town faces severe urban challenges. Deserted storefronts, empty houses and decaying infrastructure contribute to an underlying sense of abandonment. With a combined median household income of ,000 annually, Clifton Forge is in need of recreational and cultural facilities to expand opportunities for its own future.

The Sharon Fieldhouse­ was an all-volunteer design and construction undertaking for a non-profit little league. It was led by 15 undergraduate architecture students who organized themselves, a team of professional consultants and a team of community volunteers, all with the aspiration of engendering a renewed sense of place by introduce vibrant civic architecture.

From a student education perspective, the project strives to reinforce the knowledge and skills necessary to the successful and meaningful practice of Architecture by addressing issues of social consciousness, community leadership, collaboration, consensus building, and environmental sustainability.

From an economic development perspective, the project demonstrates the potentials of locally available resources. By partnering with fledgling local industries to fabricate relatively complex building components, steel shops have expanded into CNC production, truss manufacturers have realized that their existing production lines allow for mass-customization and sawmills have found new markets in Appalachian hardwood millwork.

From a community development perspective, the energy, creativity, and commitment demonstrated by the students replaces despair with valor and caused people to get involved in revitalizing their own community. Among the many benefits of this community-classroom is affirmation of design thinking in place making: the education of Architects about the value of the public and the education of the public about the value of Architecture.

Site plan

Environmental Stewardship

 

The Sharon Fieldhouse project takes the position that environmental stewardship is neither a commodity nor an aesthetic; rather, it is a value underlying all good architecture. This position holds that the environmental problems of our age are problems of disposability and over consumption, which will not be solved by consuming more products, regardless of how “green” those products may claim to be.

The Sharon Fieldhouse addresses environmental leadership through cultural and physically durability. The project grew out of a clearly identified long-term need for a youth recreation facility and is built primarily from locally sourced long service life materials and time tested detailing. Carbon steel and float glass are manufactured in regional mills and are 100% recyclable. White oak, among the densest and most resistant of the Appalachian hardwoods, is sustainably harvested and locally sawn. Low consumption plumbing fixtures, LED lighting and smart fans limit water and electricity usage. A swale ensures that storm water returns slowly to the water table. And finally, the angle and density of the sun-screen increases from east to west in order to invite the warming morning sun and to shelter from the hot afternoon sun.

Prefabrication

Prefabrication is central to the design/buildLAB’s educational approach, because it allows a single group of students to lead a project from conception to realization, and experience the entirety of the process of making architecture. The students prefabricated the large majority of the Fieldhouse’s building components at VA Tech, while local contractors conducted the site work. This allowed for phases of construction, which usually happen in sequence, to happen simultaneously. The efficiency of working in a controlled environment is essential in achieving the schedule of one academic year. The prefabricated building components were assembled on site with a crane. In total, the students prefabricated and assembled the structure in less than five months.

The project is constructed from 4 primary components, each in a distinct material: concrete plinth, carbon steel screens, wood roof panels and white laminated glass envelopes. Shop drawings for all members of each component were extracted from a computer model, facilitating precise and efficient off-site prefabrication.

All concrete formwork was prefabricated and transported to the site to pour the porch terraces, knee walls, stairs, and slabs. The structural steel bents and screens were pre-welded using a series of jigs and bolted into place on site, allowing the frame to be easily and efficiently assembled. Drop from major structural elements was used to fabricate furniture such as picnic tables and a kitchen island. The trapezoidal wood roof panels were shop-built, craned into place and bolted to the steel structure. The translucent glass envelope was panelized, nested, coded and factory cut to minimize waste and expedite on-site installation.

Couch

Couch with a view

The clubhouse of IJburg Tennis Club

Ijburg

The Couch is the new club house of IJburg Tennis Club in a new district to the east of Amsterdam. On its six artificial islands, 18,000 homes will be eventually be built for 45,000 residents. At present, the district holds just 16,000 of these inhabitants. There are many initiatives to attract people to the area, such as the beach at Blijburg aan Zee, and the newly formed IJburg Tennis Club itself. The tennis club, currently with 1,100 members, has 10 clay courts and a tennis school. The Couch is the centre of the club’s activities. The zoning for the area allowed space for a tennis club, but a building could not be built quick enough, and so the courts were made and a temporary facility installed.

Accessible icon

MVRDV’s design filled the gap with an iconically functional building. The Couch provides both a viewing platform and a club overlooking the water. The aim of the club is to be as accessible as possible, meaning that it is open to the public, free of charge, 365 days a year. Not a private club, but a meeting place for young and old, where you can grab a coffee and a healthy snack, or meet with friends, or even just check your emails. MVRDV’s challenge was to create a building that works as a central gathering for the area. A living room for IJburg, where the building becomes a part of the community like piece of street furniture.

Architect

MVRDV
Achterklooster  7
NL – 3011 RA Rotterdam 

Team

Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs, Nathalie de Vries
Renske van der Stoep, Pepijn Bakker, Arjen Ketting, Sanne van der Burgh, Cristina Gonzalo, Rosa Rogina

Studio Bouwhaven, Barendrecht

Client

TC IJburg
Amsterdam
Netherlands

Photograph

Daria Scagliola & Stijn Brakkee

Author

MVRDV

Opening

2015

Address

Tennisclub IJburg
Zandzeggestraat 1
NL-1087 SL Amsterdam

Aerial view

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Site plan + ground plan

The roof dips down

The club house is a long open volume with services on either side such as dressing rooms, a kitchen, storage and toilets. The main space is multifunctional, so it can be used for the club’s many events. The roof dips down towards the south side and is raised towards the north up to a height of seven metres, creating an informal grandstand for the club.  The wide glass front to the north side allows extensive natural lighting and provides a view out over the waters of the IJ-lake.

Inside the Couch

Inside the club house, the concrete construction is clad with FSC-certified wood, with the outside fully sealed with an EPDM polymer hotspray in the same colour and texture as the clay tennis courts. The reduced glass surface to the south helps to cool the building. The thermal mass characteristics of the materialisation in concrete and wood are used to reach a high degree of energy efficiency. The building is heated with district heating made efficient by a heat exchange system. In summer there will be natural ventilation, adding to the ambitious sustainability profile of the structure.

A clubhouse as a meeting place for an entire district: MVRDV make tennis a trend sport.

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