sb Magazine

“sb” is the world’s foremost specialist magazine for sports architecture and the construction, modernization and management of sports and leisure facilities. With different topics, each of the six issues per year presents the latest industry trends in the international sports facility development.

“sb” examines design principles and functional requirements of modern sports and leisure facilities. It also presents the latest technologies and product developments.

“sb“ has been published by the IAKS since 1967.

“sb“ appears in three languages (English, German and Spanish) in 156 countries worldwide. These are mainly German-speaking countries and the rest of Europe as well as North, Central and South America, Africa, Asia and Australia.

According to a readers’ survey, each issue of “sb” is read by an average of 6.6 people. Over 80% pick up the magazine more than once, and 66% spend up to an hour or more reading “sb”. 63% of readers use the advertisements contained in “sb” as an aid to decision-making.
 

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16.September 2014 | sb Magazine
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"sb" 4/2014: Complete package - Competition and leisure pool in Differdange

The AQUASUD competition and leisure pool has been built under a public-private partnership in the “Parc des Sports” in Differdange (Luxemburg) next to a football stadium with training pitches and a multi-storey car park.

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02.September 2014 | sb Magazine
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"sb" 4/2014: Long term benefit - London Aquatics Centre

The London Aquatics Centre was designed to have the flexibility to accommodate the size and capacity of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games whilst also providing the optimum size and capacity for use in Legacy mode after the 2012 Games.

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11.July 2014 | sb Magazine
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"sb" 3/2014: Temple of football - Estádio Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro

200,000 spectators at the World Cup match between Brazil and Uruguay in 1950; 195,000 for a local derby between Fluminense and Flamengo in 1963; Pelé, Ghiggia, Sinatra, Pope John Paul II: names and numbers underpinning the legendary Maracanã stadium. Very few buildings in the world could match the importance and fame acquired by it in the comparatively short period of its existence. "Templo sagrado no país do futebol" – the sacred temple in the land of football, as the Brazilians call “their” Maracanã.

 

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