Sports and Recreational Facilities
With 106 courts and 270,000 sf, the USTA National Campus will be the largest tennis complex in the U.S. Rendering: Michel Borg, HKS
The 63-acre facility is being positioned as a cornerstone for a sports innovation and performance...read more
The National September 11 Memorial Museum incorporates evocative artifacts of the destroyed Twin Towers, including the "Last Column" (pictured). It was honored with a Gold Award in BD+C's 2015 Building Team Awards. Photo: Jin Lee / courtesy 9/11 Memorial Museum
From Lean construction to tri-party IPD to advanced BIM/VDC coordination, these 14 Building Teams...read more
The recreation center’s sloped running track is expressed on the building’s north elevation through a glass curtain wall system and roofline that are sloped to match the incline of the track. Photos courtesy Skanska USA Building
A sloped running track and open-concept design put this Building Team to the test.
Critics have commended the building, with one professor of architecture at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee telling the Journal Sentinel that the design is "not overly zooming and it's not faux historic." Renderings courtesy Populous
Designed by local firm Eppstein Uhen Architects and global firm Populous, the sports venue will p...read more
The University of Oregon's Hatfield-Dowlin Football Performance Center earned a Merit Award for the design and structure of the facility. Image: Jeremy Bittermann
Calatrava's soaring Innovation Science and Technology Building at Florida Polytechnic University...read more
Photo depicts thousands of Hurricane Katrina survivors from New Orleans. Andrea Booher/FEMA
A ULI panel of experts recommends a $242 million renovation that converts the massive building in...read more
The 32,000 square feet of panels were installed in a six-week period.
Architects help Nashville government transform a struggling mall into a new community space.
The façade’s crystalline upper floor will adapt to mirror the event or the arena’s surroundings. Rendering courtesy Populous
The live-concert venue will seat an audience of 12,000, which the firm says will be masked by “th...read more
The winning design was first proposed in 2010 with the help of Arup and Populous. Renderings courtesy Foster + Partners
Norman Foster described the design as “an exciting step forward in stadium design—it will be the...read more
Rendering: city of Kokomo, Ind.
FEMA will withhold funding on $5.5 million worth of projects such as building tornado safe rooms...read more
Renderings courtesy HOK
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has assembled a task force to develop plans for an open-air NFL stadi...read more
The Bickman Fitness Center expansion at Clark University, completed in September 2013, provides space for an expanded cardio fitness program, with additional room for equipment storage and multipurpose events. Photo: John Horner Photography / courtesy Perkins+Will
Adopting facility layouts from Asian and European models, today’s sports and recreational buildin...read more
The proposed site is a 168-acre parcel at the southwest quadrant of the intersection of the 405 freeway and Del Amo Boulevard. Renderings courtesy of Scott Boehm/Manica Architecture.
Two rival teams may bring the NFL back to Los Angeles.
An aerial view of the proposed tower, standing next to the new downtown arena in Sacramento. Renderings courtesy Rios Clementi Hale Studios.
The project, named Downtown Plaza Tower, will have 16 stories and will include a public lobby, re...read more
Hillsdale Library, Portland, Ore. Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons
The Institute’s Commercial Green and Energy Efficient Addendum offers a communication tool that l...read more
The firm hopes the project can kickstart efforts to turn subterranean London into a thriving public space. Renderings courtesy Gensler London
Unused tube lines would host pedestrian paths, cycle routes, cultural spaces, and retail outlets....
Renderings courtesy Quentin Perchet, Thomas Yvon, and Zarko Uzlac
The proposed island would allow visitors to view the enormous faux-reef and its accompanying mari...read more
The stadium's removable roof will help migitate noise in the surrounding area. Renderings courtesy Arup
The venue will include a modern stage for the home matches together with a hotel, sports college,...read more
Five winning designs have been unveiled for lifeguard stands that will double as public space art...read more
Perched on the highest peak between Vilnius' historic quarter and downtown, the Vilnius Beacon wi...read more
Converting the Astrodome to an urban farm and public park is one of the proposals on the table in...read more
Kroenke Group is the latest in a series of high-profile investors that want to bring back pro foo...read more
Construction consultant FMI foresees—with some caveats—continuing growth in the office, lodging,...read more
The Golden State Warriors, currently the team with the best record in the National Basketball Ass...read more
The list includes some of the year's epic stadiums, such as World Cup Stadium Arena de Amazonia i...read more
The surfing pool would offer 98-foot-wide waves that would run the length of the 500-foot-long en...read more
The new interactive tool from Aon Risk Solutions provides real-time updates pertaining to the ris...read more
Backed by billionaire Barry Diller, the $170 million "floating park" is planned for the Hudson Ri...read more
Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s...read more
The century-old power plant will be converted into a recreation facility with a coffee shop, loun...read more