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.
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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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November 11, 2011 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

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

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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...

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September 30, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

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

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September 16, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

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

September 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

This is the first project of a master plan developed to revive the historic racetrack. 

July 19, 2011 | Cuningham Group Architecture
April 13, 2011 |

The University of North...

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April 05, 2011 |

The U.S. sports industry generates $414 billion annually. The amount of energy being consumed is...

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March 25, 2011 |

Engineers at Qatar University’s Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering are busy deve...

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March 11, 2011 |

The University of Oregon’s Matthew Knight Arena opened January 13 with a men’s basketball game ag...

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March 11, 2011 |

A multisport community facility in Nashville featuring a training facility that will meet NCAA Di...

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March 11, 2011 |

The University of Nebraska men’s and women’s basketball programs will have a new home beginning i...

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February 23, 2011 |

London 2012 released a series of aerial images that show progress at Olympic Park, including a co...

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Fort Ticonderoga
January 21, 2011 |

Fort Ticonderoga, in Ticonderoga, N.Y., along Lake Champlain, dates to 1755 and was the site of b...

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Houston Dynamo stadium
January 20, 2011 |

Construction is scheduled to begin this month on a new 22,000-seat Major League Soccer stadium fo...

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OFallon Park Recreation Complex
January 20, 2011 |

O’Fallon Park Recreation Complex in St. Louis, designed by local architecture/engineering firm KA...

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November 16, 2010 |

Brazil's green building industry will expand in the coming years, spurred by construction of low-...

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November 03, 2010 |

The new Cantigny Outdoor Education Center, located within the 500-acre Cantigny Park in Wheaton,...

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November 03, 2010 |

The Milwaukee (Wis.) Community Sailing Center’s new facility on Lake Michigan counts a geothermal...

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