Sports and Recreational Facilities
The 65-acre USTA campus features a complex that includes sports facilities, offices, and living quarters. Photo: Garrett Rowland.
Gold Award: With 100 courts and more than 260,000 sf of vertical construction, the USTA National...read more
The university arena was designed by Architectural Resources Cambridge.
The renovations took place between October 2017 and April 2018.
Photo: ©Steinkamp Photography. Courtesy of Perkins+Will.
Perkins+Will designed the facility.
Courtesy of KWK Architects
The project is the largest capital improvement project on the campus in over a decade.
Photo: Richard Mandelkorn
Bruner/Cott & Associates led the revitalization project.
Spinning energy: Members of ECO Gym in Rochester, N.Y., ride bikes that return power to the building. Image: SportsArt
The equipment’s supplier is eyeing the U.S. for aggressive growth.
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
The iconic stadium opened in 1923.
Photo: Brock Kryton
The incline elevator is located in downtown Edmonton and was publicly funded.
Courtesy of KAI Design & Build
The facility will be co-managed by Lincoln University and the City of Jefferson – Parks, Recreati...read more
A clubhouse with indoor swimming pool and numerous meeting and entertainment spaces will be available to visitors of The Camps at Coos Bay Lagoon in Oregon. Image: RA Architecture + Design
The complex will include 180 campsites and a year-round clubhouse.
Rendering courtesy of BIG
BIG is working in partnership with STG Design and Austin Sports & Entertainment on the projec...
The Laurie-Walton Family Basketball Center will provide a strong commitment to donor and VIP cult...read more
Photo: Amy K. Posner, Wikimedia Commons
The stadium is being planned for a piece of land that sits next to Lake Merritt near Downtown Oak...read more
Last fall, the University of Cincinnati unveiled its newly renovated and expanded West Pavilion at Nippert Stadium, one of the nation’s oldest collegiate football stadiums. The five-story, 115,000-sf pavilion offers much-needed events and meeting space and luxury seating options. Architecture Research Office and Heery International led the $65 million project.
Colleges are going all out to optimize the fan experience and make the most of student athletes’...read more
AECOM, Mortenson Construction, and Turner Construction Co. top BD+C’s ranking of the nat...read more
WSP, Walter P Moore, and ME Engineers top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest sports...read more
T-Mobile Arena. Photo: Courtesy Populous, Jeff Goldberg
Populous, HOK, and HKS top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest sports sector architec...read more
A 20,000-seat soccer stadium in downtown Sacramento is being designed with significant input by the local community through an outreach initiative launched by the city's pro soccer club and the project's architect. Image: HNTB
Sacramento Republic FC and HNTB are conducting a contest where the public can submit concept idea...
While large 20,000-seat sports venues aren’t going away, mid-size venues provide advantages the b...read more
The facility’s roof consists of 3,000 tons of structural steel that support a PTFE membrane. The PTFE fabric is suspended from 430-foot-long structural steel trusses that support an array of structural steel v-columns. Design architect Populous designed the roof form and then worked in tandem with Walter P Moore to create the roof’s structure and subdivide it into trusses. All images and renderings courtesy Populous
The project team employed Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, Kangaroo, and a host of other software appli...read more
Rendering courtesy of Rossetti.
The facility will be incorporated into the community with public spaces.
The Toronto York Recreation Centre serves three communities that participated in a number of design sessions with the project's Building Team. Image: Tom Arban Photography
Community engagement impacts its design and programming.
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Bipartisan legislation would prevent use of municipal bonds by pro teams.
Clemson University has built an elaborate football operations facility, whose Building Team had to improvise to meet a 15-month construction deadline. Michael Robinson Photography
Silver Award: Clemson gets a new football operations palace, thanks to its building partners’ abi...read more
Renderings courtesy LA Rams
The Rams and Chargers won’t be able to move in until the 2020 season.
A 3D-printed model of the 21,000-seat Little Caesars Arena in Detroit includes tiny versions of fans in every seat. The level of detail in this concept model was instrumental in selling suites in the arena, which opens in September. Image: Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
The centerpiece is the scaled replica of a new arena that puts a miniature fan in every seat....
The facility will also include two floors of Class A laboratory and office space and retail space...
Rendering courtesy HOK
The stadium is now scheduled to open on Aug. 26 in a preseason game between the Falcons and the J...read more
The concrete contains unique colors, aggregates, and textures.