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Architecture for Sport

Architecture for Sport

Peter Stürzebecher, Sigrid Ulrich

ISBN: 978-0-470-84698-8

Sep 2002

280 pages

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* Includes the work of such leading architects as Enric Miralles, Tadao Ando, David Chipperfield, and Massimiliano Fuksas.
* Features projects from around the world.
* Comprehensively illustrated with plans, drawings, and photographs.
* This is an English language co-edition of an existing German work.

Frei Otto


Peter Stürzebecher, Sigrid Ulrich, Hamburg/Berlin/Vatilieu (Grenoble)
Architecture of Sport New ways of integration -
Economy and modern living

Thomas Beyer, Hamburg
Mad and Made for Sports Sport in everyday life

Benjamin Hossbach, Berlin
Sports Worlds
Work and Sport -
Inside opinions from Nike, Reebok, adidas

Heinz W. Krewinkel, Böblingen
Glass Exteriors Transparent facings and constructions

Niccolò Baldassini, Florence/Paris
Aerodynamic Expanses Architecture without perspectives or angles

Peter Stürzebecher, Sigrid Ulrich
New International Architecture of Sport 25 Constructions


International Athletic Centre Sydney, 2000 -
Philip Cox, Richardson, Taylor, Peddle, Thorp


Retractable Roof over the Centre Court at Rothenbaum in Hamburg -
Werner Sobek

Stade Charléty in Paris -
Henri and Bruno Gaudin

Stade de la Licorne in Amiens -
Philippe Chaix and Jean-Paul Morel

Stade de Gerland in Lyons -
Tony Garnier/Albert Constantin

San Nicola Sports Stadium in Bari -
Renzo Piano Building Workshop


Rankhof Football Stadium in Basle -
Michael Alder

Sepang International Circuit in Sepang -
Hermann Tilke, Peter Wahl, Ulrich Merres


Sports Hall in Losone -
Livio Vacchini

Buchholz Sports Hall in Uster -
Stefan Camenzind and Michael Gräfensteiner

A Hall for Sport and Culture in Meiningen -
Peter Kulka

Horst-Korber Sports Centre in Berlin -

Sports Hall in the Sixth Form College in Berlin -
Léon Wohlhage Wernik Architekten

Sports Facilities in a School for the Physically Disabled in Ingolstadt -
Vogel and Brunninger

National Training Centre for Rhythmic Gymnastics in Alicante -
Enric Miralles

'Dojo régional' Judo Hall in Brétigny-sur-Orge near Paris -
Patrick Berger

Sports Hall and Playing Field in the Candie-Saint-Bernard Block of Flats in Paris -
Massimiliano Fuksas

Gymnase du Lycée Gustave Eiffel in Talange -
Alain Pélissier

Baseball Hall: O-Shaped Dome in Odate -
Toyo Ito


Columbia Swimming Pool in Berlin -
Peter Stürzebecher

San Fernando de Henares Swimming Centre in Madrid -
Luis Moreno Mansilla and Emilio Tunón

Swimming Pool in a Shopping Centre in Tokyo -
Tadao Ando

Adventure Pool in a Hotel in Oulu -
Paavo Karjaleinen and Arktes Oy


River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames -
David Chipperfield


Netherlands Sport Museum in Lelystad -
Victor Mani


Martin Wimmer, Berlin
Subterranean Movements In Earth Architecture

Ulrich Stock, Hamburg
Body and Rock A thermal spring of natural stone in the Swiss village of Vals Peter Zumthor

Peter Stürzebecher
Art Room -
Sports Room
Work in Progress by Tadashi Kawamata and Bathing Resort in Zug by Alfred Krähenbühl

Peter Stürzebecher
Architecture Room -
Sports Room
Bath House for Saint Nazaire by Sven Liebrecht

Peter Stürzebecher, Sigrid Ulrich
Asphalt Sport A private appearance in the urban space

Stéphane Courarie-Delage, Paris
The City as a Stadium -
Paris, Press report

Ulrich Pramann, Wörthsee (Munich)
A Magical Place Called 'Stadium'


Index of Projects

Short Biographies

Architects and Structural Designers/Engineers

Index of Photographers for the Specialist Contributions