A demountable roofless stadium (at -25° blankets are provided), a legion of over 1.200 drones creating a floating light-show and a pavilion absorbing light for you to look into the deep darkness of the universe. Winter Olympics 2018 kicked off in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Check the most innovative designs, architectures and technologies on show.
Outer space might sneak a peek on planet Earth, through Asif Khan’s super-dark Vantablack pavilion at PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018. The “darkest building on earth” features also a hydrophobic water installation recalling cities viewed from other planets.
Muralist Katrien Vanderlinden transformed an old and dull basket court in Belgium into a vibrant playground merging sport and street art.
Chiangmai Life Architects completed the zero carbon footprint Bamboo Sports Hall for Panyaden International School in Thailand combining modern organic design with 21st century engineering.
Brightly coloured walls and mind-bending geometric designs transform a Parisian basketball court sandwiched between a pair of apartment buildings into a futuristic sport venue.
Water mobility: personal submarines and navigating floating gyms, the ultimate water-bike but also self-driving Roboats crossing Amsterdam canals… With 70% of the planet covered in water, the future of traveling might come as a gliding technology.
Sailing, wheelchair racing, taekwondo and para-cycling. At Rio 2016 Olympics design technology and data analytics contribute to improve athletes performances.
Legacy-driven Deodoro Olympic Park by Vigliecca & Associados for Rio 2016 Olympics features a canoe slalom stadium built on irregular slopes, a wind-proof BMX circuits and a multitasking Youth Arena that can operate with only natural ventilation and illumination.
Will Rio 2016 Olympics be ready for the grand opening? From the Olympic park masterplan to the many issues that are concerning architects and construction workers as well.
Microclimat designed La Taule, a new sport centre that embodies the vision of a former Olympic athlete and plays an active role in developing a district of Waterloo in Canada.
Landskating: 9 great stories of concrete ramps from Tokyo to Paris… What happens when architects and skaters team up to make cities friendlier?
With the Body Building collection of anti-gym furniture Secondome trains the eye to celebrate “the cult and obsession of the body”.
After a successful testing phase on especially designed ramps in Barcelona, Lexus revealed the long awaited Back to the Future hoverboard floating both on ground and water.
The next evolution in biking has finally arrived. With two third of our planet covered by water and one billion of bicycles, the BayCycle project is launching a next frontier: water biking.