Sports and Recreational Facilities
Wavegarden’s Surf Snowdonia in Wales uses an underwater foil to generate waves. Photo: Wavegarden
Wave-making technologies vie for attention, as surfing is shortlisted for 2020 Olympic Games....
Factory for J57 Mini Sky City, Changsha, China. Photo: BSB
BD+C’s inaugural Game Changers report highlights today’s pacesetting projects, from a pr...read more
The recently constructed basketball arena at Ole Miss, The Pavilion, exudes sophistication due to...read more
Photo: Mike McBride/Creative Commons
The franchise, which is considering relocation if it can’t work out a stadium deal in the Bay Are...read more
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta. Rendering: HOK
BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest sports sector design and construction firms, as reported...read more
Proposed NFL stadium in Inglewood, the future home for the new Los Angeles Rams. Rendering: HKS Sports & Entertainment
The Rams, formerly of St. Louis, will move into a new stadium possibly by 2019—and they might hav...read more
The Redskins have played at the Maryland-based FedEx Field since 1997, but the team feels that it is time for a new home. Photo: dctourism/Creative Commons
The Danish firm is short on designing football stadiums, but it has led other impressive large sc...read more
An open-air plaza inside AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami has been converted into a solar pavilion that makes the space more usable for revenue-generating functions. Courtesy NRG Energy and The Heat Group.
NRG Energy teams with Miami Heat to transform an underused open-air plaza and reinforce the facil...read more
Rendering via Japan Sports Council (via Dezeen).
Japan chose between projects from Japanese architects Kuma and Toyo Ito. The decision has been me...read more
Design A, from Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. Images: Japan Sports Council
Both cost less than the Zaha Hadid proposal that was scrapped over the summer.
House of Sports in Ardsley, N.Y., is home to a soccer field on the third floor of a downtown buil...read more
Photos courtesy Mary Free Bed YMCA
The 116,200-sf Mary Free Bed YMCA in Grand Rapids is accessable for everyone who uses the facilit...read more
Rendering courtesy HKS
U.S. Bank Stadium will have an ETFE (ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) pneumatic roof, a durable, fle...read more
Renderings courtesy Herzog & de Meuron (via ArchDaily)
As many as 264 brick piers will line the perimeter of the stadium and extend to a steel ring perc...read more
Edmonton's new Rogers Place, future home of the NHL's Oilers. Renderings courtesy Edmonton Arena Corp
The home of the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers made Curbed’s list of 11 next-generation stadiums in North...read more
The design of the building is made of a set of two parallelepiped-shaped volumes. Renderings courtesy of Rafael de La-Hoz Arquitectos
The design of the building is made of a set of two parallelepip...read more
The 107-year-old Subiaco Oval could be transformed into a man-made lake meant for surfing. Renderings courtesy MJA Studio, via Inhabitat. Video from SubiSurf Park.
The Subiaco Oval, which was built in 1908, could become the Subi Surf Park, a complex with apartm...read more
Though the stadium is open air, the seating is completely covered by a Teflon roof. Renderings courtesy Massimo Guidotti
Architect Massimo Guidotti created a sinuous design for the stadium, which can support up to 16,0...read more
Zaha Hadid's original concept for Tokyo's Olympic Stadium. Rendering courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects
After resubmitting a bid, the firm will not design the main venue for the 2020 Olympics after all...
The latest St. Louis Rams stadium renderings, released Sept. 1, courtesy HOK
The stadium's newest features have been unveiled by HOK, which could give the Rams one of the mos...read more
Image: Titletown District, all renderings courtesy Green Bay Packers (via Green Bay Press Gazette)
Flush with cash, the NFL team is kicking in about half of the $130 million for the 20-acre projec...read more
For every ton of CO2 produced, the smokestack will release a ring of steam. Rendering courtesy BIG
The unusual power plant/ski slope project in Copenhagen will feature a ...read more
Meydan One. Renderings courtesy Meydan City Corporation
The words “skiing” and “desert” aren’t often used in the same sentence. But that’s changing in Du...read more
Rendering courtesy Zaha Hadid
“Our warning was not heeded that selecting contractors too early in a heated construction market...read more
Renderings courtesy Populous
Created by Milwaukee firm Eppstein Uhen Architects and global firm Populous, the venue will be bu...read more
The project has been described as the biggest construction project in the school’s 170-year history. Renderings courtesy OMA
Designs for what will be the biggest construction project in the school’s 170-year history featur...read more
Rendering courtesy Brinkley Sargent Wiginton
Money magazine is the latest publication to rank McKinney, Texas, as the best place to live in th...read more
Rendering: Zaha Hadid's proposed Tokyo Olympic Stadium, Japan Sport Council, Creative Commons
The country moves on from Zaha Hadid Architects, creators of the original stadium design scrapped...read more
Rendering: Zaha Hadid's proposed Tokyo Olympic Stadium, Japan Sport Council, Creative Commons.
The rising price tag was one of the downfalls of the 70-meter-tall, 290,000-sm stadium. In 2014,...read more
The architect envisions more topography in the otherwise flat capital city of Germany. Renderings courtesy Jakob Tigges
The architect wants to create the world’s largest man-made mountain, at 3,280 feet.