sb Magazine

Since 1967, IAKS has been publishing "sb". “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, six issues per year present 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“ appears in English and German language in 156 countries worldwide. These are mainly European countries as well as North, Central and South America, Africa, Asia and Australia.

According to the 2014 readers’ survey, each issue of “sb” is read by an average of 3.3 people. About 90% of readers are owners or managing directors of their company or employed in a senior position. Almost on in two of readers uses the technical articles as a decision-making aid and one in four refers to the advertisements and directory of trades as a guide.


08.September 2015 | sb Magazine

"sb" 3/2015: Impluvium Gold - Coast Aquatic Centre

The Gold Coast Aquatic Centre will be the swimming and diving facility for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. It has been created through the recycling and expansion of the old Southport Pool and is located within the Broadwater Parklands, a highly popular recreational resource on the Gold Coast.


25.August 2015 | sb Magazine

"sb" 3/2015: Rowd Puller “Okeraue“ Municipal pool in Wolfenbüttel

In the northern German town of Wolfenbüttel, the new “Okeraue” municipal pool opened in July 2014 after 22 months for construction.


11.August 2015 | sb Magazine

"sb" 3/2015: Sunflower meets boomerang - "Tournesol" in Lingolsheim

In Lingolsheim, France, the swimming pool “Tournesol” (French for “sunflower”) re­opened in October 2014 after comprehensive refurbishment and extension.