Sports and Recreational Facilities

As major centers of social and economic importance across the world, sports facilities and recreational buildings need to be optimized to admit hundreds or thousands of people on a regular basis, as well as to meet the needs of whatever activity takes place in the facility. Whether you’re looking for just the right turf or the most comfortable stadium seating, designing and building these facilities can lead into ultra-specialized waters, and requires a delicate balance of expertise.
March 13, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

From folding façades to colorful LED displays, these fantastical projects show off the architectu...

read more
A man-made mountain will conceal a waste-to-energy facility near Copenhagen.
March 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new project near Copenhagen pushes the boundaries of the term "mixed use," combining a waste-to...

read more
Renovation will expand second-floor office space.
February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Local firm Westlake Reed Leskosky has been chosen to design renovations to the Cleveland Browns'...

read more
Brasfield & Gorrie breaks ground on New College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta
February 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

General contractor Brasfield & Gorrie is scheduled to kick off construction on the new Colleg...

read more
George W. Bush Presidential Center among award-winning roofing projects honored
February 06, 2013 | Sika Sarnafil

Winners of the 2012 Contractor Project of the Year Competition were announced this week by Sika S...

read more
Terry McIntyre
December 05, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

McIntyre will be tasked with expanding existing client relationships and creating new partnership...

Matt Wagner
December 04, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Wagner comes to Ghafari from Walter P Moore, where he served as a principal, chaired the construc...

read more
October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

read more
The new, $3.8-million, 100,000-square-foot sports complex replaced and expanded
September 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The complex also includes a new, one-story, multi-purpose building that serves as the main entry...

read more
Thomas Duffy, P.E.
September 07, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

At Hardesty & Hanover, Duffy partnered with Thornton Tomasetti on a number of projects.

Dan Meis, FAIA
August 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Staples Center, Paul Brown Stadium architect to leverage global studio to serve clients worldwide...

Building Team: Hunt/Moss joint venture (CM); Populous (architect), Bliss & Nyitr
August 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

BD+C's Giants 300 Top 25 AEC Firms in the Sports Facilities sector.

The $3.4 million Gulati Complex includes a 5,000-sf fitness center.
June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Casaccio Yu Architects designed the 11,300-sf fitness and social complex.

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

May 30, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The three-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $3.3 million.

The final game day segment of the video depict the new 15,000-person tailgate al
May 16, 2012 | Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The Los Angeles Convention Center footage depicts the new convention center hall spaces, includin...

read more
Variegated brick at the street level, brushed aluminum, and a mixture of clear a
May 07, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The new stadium for the College World Series in Omaha combines big-league amenities within a trad...

read more
The complex was designed to meet the business and operational goals of a world-c
April 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Home stadium for Lekhwiya Club a vibrant addition to Doha’s architectural identity.

Site constraints led to the configuration of the building as a continuous ribbon
March 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The second phase of the project, which includes the academic buildings and the lacrosse and footb...

read more
Bomel Construction Co. and IPD designed and built two adjoining garages, a socce
March 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The $24-million facility, which fits into a canyon setting on the university’s East Campus, inclu...

read more
Tom Tingle
February 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Tingle has worked in the architecture and construction industries for more than 30 years, and for...

read more
February 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Expansion caps year of growth for Shawmut.

Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christis fusion facility combines academic departme
January 31, 2012 | By David Mills, AIA, and Michael Medici, AIA

‘Fusing’ multiple functions into a single building can make it greater than the sum of its parts....

read more
SB Architects Mission Hills Springs and Spa China
November 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Mission Hills Volcanic Mineral Springs and Spa is home to the largest natural springs reserve in...

read more
November 11, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

How construction manager Barton Malow utilized BIM and design-build to deliver a quick turnaround...

read more
November 09, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Program leads the industry in recovering and recycling roofing membrane into new roofing products...

November 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Sasaki has also added Stephen Sefton to the sports design studio as senior associate. 

October 20, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Apogee Stadium will achieve another first in December with the completion of three wind turbines...

read more
September 30, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Program allows users to choose from a variety of flooring and line accent colors to create unique...

read more
September 16, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

On game days, solar power can provide up to 20% of FedExField’s power.

Overlay Init