Sports Facilities. Leisure and Movement in Urban Space
The publication Sports Facilities. Leisure and Movement in Urban Space, from the Edition DETAIL series, introduces fifteen current projects that are distinguished by the quality of their construction, integration in the urban context and objectives. The spectrum of examples from all over Europe ranges from school gyms to urban open spaces that can be used by anyone at any time. It presents, for example, complex mixed-use concepts that combine the activity zones with residential apartments, shops or offices. Constructions like these raise the question of structural design and soundproofing. And they also define what kinds of materials are necessary for what type of construction, how daylight can be brought into the area or how the facilities can be opened up to the outdoors and joined with open spaces. And then there is also the question, how sports facilities and movement can be incorporated into the urban environment instead of banning them to (in the eyes of investors) unattractive locations.
The title is split into four chapters along the topics of mixed-use, outdoor, light and construction. Introductory essays by renowned authors address the subject from different perspectives: they examine issues of planning, construction, historic and social questions as well as aspects of sports and exercise in today's everyday urban life. All projects are comprehensively documented through photos and describing texts as well as floor plans and detailed construction drawings and can therefore provide valuable inspiration for architects who are confronted with this new kind of building task.
This is the first in a new series of Edition DETAIL titles that will introduce different typologies. A volume on school buildings is already in planning.
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