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24th IAKS Congress from 27th to 30th October 2015 in Cologne.
Meet the who’s who of the industry!


Experts from aquatics to stadiums.


The latest trends in design and construction.
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The IAKS regurlarly holds seminars in Artificial Turf, Ice Maker Training, Artificial Ice Rink Management and Refrigeration Planting.


This year’s highlight will be the IAKS Congress and FSB, taking place from 27.-30.10.2015 in Cologne, and being crowned by the ceremonies for the IAKS 50th anniversary.

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sb 2/2015: Stadia and sports grounds

sb 1/2015: Sports halls and arenas

sb 6/2014: Pools and leisure facilitie


Currently 129 projects from all continents, amongst others from Canada, Brasil, Australia, Japan and Germany, are competing for these international architecture prizes.

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19.May 2015 | sb Magazine

"sb" 2/2014: La Catedral - San Mamés Stadium in Bilbao

Athletic Club of Bilbao is one of the big clubs in European football and its previous stadium, over a hundred years old, was one of the legendary ones, popularly referred to as the “Cathedral of Football”.


18.May 2015 | IAKS

General Meeting of IAKS Section Switzerland on 27 April 2015

The IAKS Section Switzerland held its 2015 General Meeting in the BBC Arena and on the premises of its member Conica AG in Schaffhausen.


16.April 2015 | sb Magazine

"sb" 1/2015: Soft shape - Sports hall in Alcazar de San Juan

The new Sports Hall of Alcázar de San Juan has a large sports ground of 67 by 45 metres allocating three volleyball courts


08.April 2015 | Awards

High Interest in the IOC/IPC/IAKS Architecture Prizes 2015

The excitedly awaited entries for the 2015 IOC/IAKS Award and IPC/IAKS Distinction arrived shortly before Easter and hence on time at the IAKS Office.


07.April 2015 | sb Magazine

"sb" 1/2015: Umbrella - Sports hall in Barakalado

The hall roofs a previously open, 1,550 m² sports surface at the “Colegio San Juan Bosco de Barakaldo”.


17.March 2015 | sb Magazine

"sb" 1/2015: Heart of brightness - School sports hall in Vouvry

The new school building in the locality of Vouvry (population roughly 4,000) in the French-speaking part of Valais in Switzerland is located on a level site between the historic village centre and the Rhône.