Effective intervention in a challenging neighbourhood to create both a sports facility and a landscaped green area that can engage the local community and improve the urban environment. This is the programme for the Centro Sportivo a Turó de la Peira, Barcelona by Arquitectura Anna Noguera.
Berger + Parkkinen Associated Architects designed Paracelsus Bad & Kurhaus, a public wellness centre in Salzburg, Austria. A project that the architects involved defined as visionary, because on the one hand it puts a spotlight on the city’s nearby monuments and, on the other, it transforms the natural landscape of the mountains surrounding the city into architecture.
The ICU New Physical Education Center in Tokyo by Kengo Kuma is a complex consisting of wooden gyms with different types of structures created with a high level of expertise in the fields of construction and design
The Chinese architecture studio Towodesign is behind the conversion of a commercial space in Shanghai into a spa. Their project has made the most of the existing spatial experience, blending a retro atmosphere with contemporary elements.
With Seahorse, the Shanghai-based firm, 100architects – founded by Marcial Jesús and Javier Gonzaléz – has completed a water park for the communal space of a new residential compound built in Chongqing. A fun opportunity for the tenants’ children to get together and interact with each other.
Following an international design competition, Cuboid Architeckti, the studio founded by Aleš Papp, Milan Vít and Magdalena Pappová, designed the City Sports Hall in Kuřim, in the Czech Republic. The new sport hall is only the first of a series of projects for the city’s new sports complex.
The gymnasium at Blaise Pascal High School in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, designed by Koffi & Diabaté Architectes, founded by Guillaume Koffi and Issa Diabaté, won the award for the best sports building built at the 2018 World Architecture Festival.
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