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sport [plan] [14]

plans of projects for sports, recreation and leisure

Transparent community space

Péter Márkus's plans prepared for the tender of the Swimming Pool Design Contest of Etelka sor in Szeged. The main concept was to open the swimming pool and make it transparent to the street and to the surrounding housing estate. Transparency creates a community space which is able to...

The New Budapest Velodrome, all thews and sinews

The BIVAK group's (Áron Vass-Eysen, Tamás Máté) plan for the New Budapest Velodrome is a perfect example of assimilating and reflecting on the environment and cultural history upon constructing a building. With the jury's words: "The dynamic design that uses a structural language similar...

Hourglass, as a symbol for sports

The project of Dániel Menczelesz shows an hourglass, because " [in] the rowing or canoeing sports [...] people compete with each other and in addition to fighting with the finest opponent, the time". 

Finish tower sweeping above water

"Emblematic bridge-like 'building', a penetrating, sustainable, well usable, potentially developable, airy facility. The site plan is remarkable because it specifies three different areas: visitors, competition and athlete zones." - says the final report of the jury, of the project of Áron...

MTK Stadium - plan by the Medmic Center

The competition oriented a proposal for a new stadium design according to customers' needs. At the same time the MTK Club waiting for proposals to clarify and improve the direct surroundings. On these premises had to be created buildings, wich assist the sports and cultural goals, facilities of...