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Benefits of hosting major sports events for local development

Gilbert Felli
International Olympic Committee, Switzerland

Learnings from the IOC Olympic Games Impact Studies: How hosting Olympic Games changed cities and people


Apostolos Rigas
International Paralympic Committee, Greece

Learnings from the IOC Olympic Games Impact Studies: How hosting Paralympic Games changed cities and people


JRJ Parrish

Sports as a catalyst to successful urban regeneration Learnings from the London 2012 and Rio 2016 masterplans


How do host cities achieve a post-event legacy?

David Grevemberg
Commonwealth Games Federation, United Kingdom

Expectations from international federations towards host cities


Ian McKenzie
McKenzie Sports Architecture, United Kingdom

A stage for the games – A platform for the city Delivering sustainable venues for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and beyond


Naki Osutei
TO2015 Organizing Committee, Canada

Major sports events and benefits for the neighbourhood: Pan Am and Para Pan AM Games 2015 in Toronto


Workshop A - International trends in aquatic facilities

Paolo Emilio Cassandro
Architect at Simone Micheli Architectural Hero Company, Italy

Spas as a key element in succeeding in changing markets


Rainer Pethran
GMF, Germany

Form follows function: The long-term importance of including operational experience in the investment team



Workshop B - International trends in outdoor facilities

Ralf Maier
Maier Landscape Architecture, Germany

Urban activity areas: Bike, skate and parkour facilities


Lars Hjorth Baerentzen
The Danish Foundation for Culture and Sports Facilities, Denmark

Developing harbour baths and outdoor leisure areas



Workshop C - International trends in indoor facilities

Harald Fux
Raumkunst, Austria

Public sports halls: Innovative programming and design from the Austrian perspective


Mark Hentze
CEI Architecture, Canada

Community centers in Northern America



Prize-winning projects and designs from the 2015 IOC/IPC/IAKS Awards - Session 1

Joan Roig
Batlle i Roig Architects, Spain

Ciutadella Park Sports Centre in Barcelona



Michael Philippos
University of Cyprus



Savva Panayiotis
University of Cyprus

Sports4Peace Park in Nikosia


Claas Schulitz
Schulitz Architects, Germany



Marc Duwe
Tertra Architecture, Brasil

Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador



Prize-winning projects and designs from the 2015 IOC/IPC/IAKS Awards - Session 2

Carmen Lastenia Flores Santos
National Autonomous University of Honduras



Julieta Castellanos Ruiz
National Autonomous University of Honduras

UNAH University Sports Complex in Tegucigalpa



Vincent Morissette
Laval University, Canada

Actus in Quebec City



Christian Lupp
Municipality of Riehen, Switzerland



Daniel Raas
Municipality of Riehen, Switzerland

Riehen Natural Pool in Riehen



Future trends and global visions for sports and leisure

Tracey Martin
VIVO, Canada



Marion LaRue
DIALOG, Canada

Architecture supporting the creation of healthier generations. Cardel Place Recreation Center and the Canadian Academy for Healthier Generations


Ola Mattson
The Danish Foundation for Culture and Sports Facilities, Denmark

Blocs & Walls climbing centre of the Danish Alpine Association in Copenhagen: Adapting mountain sports to the needs and trends of metropolis


Juan Diego Quintero Toro
Medellin Governmental Agency of Sports and Recreation, Colombia

Urban Life Units Project in Medellin: Sports facilities to create, communicate, care and share



University and school recreation facilities

David Body
Sports Planning Consultant, USA

The American University Recreational Sports and Wellness Center: A response to the needs and expectations of a community


Mike Hall
FaulknerBrowns, United Kingdom

Sports and leisure facility design within the context of educational project development: Examples from the Netherlands, the UK and Oman


Gabu Heindl
GABU Heindl Architects, Austria

Positioning a school as a central sports and community centre for the entire neighbourhood



From industrial infrastructure to transformative urban experiences

Regina Myer
Brooklyn Bridge Park, USA

Waterfront conversion: Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York



Kathy Ball
City of Thunder Bay, Canada

Industrial conversion: Prince Arthur‘s Landing Park in Thunder Bay, Ontario



Rod Marler
Panuku Development Auckland, New Zealand

Waterfront redevelopment: North wharf promenade and Silo Park in Auckland



Outdoor spaces for sports, leisure and play

Maria Keinicke Davidsen
Keingart - space activators, Denmark



Flemming Anders Overgaard
Keingart - space activators, Denmark

New ways for traditional sports grounds: The Athletics Exploratorium in Odense


Frank Ludin
LAAC Architects, Austria



Klaus Juen
Office of the Government of Tyrol, Austria

Landhausplatz in Innsbruck: Creating activity areas in a historically loaded environment


Oliver Vanges
The Danish Foundation for Culture and Sports Facilities, Denmark

Outdoor facilities as vital elements of town extensions and real estate developments



New ways of designing major venues

Dr. Benjamin Flowers
School of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Stadia Lab: Research on emerging trends in stadia design. Emerging trends in the areas of technology, sustainability and urban design around the world


Tomasz Kowalski
PGE Arena Gdansk, Poland

Why sports venues should focus on leisure and fun. How the PGE Arena Gdansk is generating extra revenue


Daniel Cordey
Association of Global Event Suppliers, Switzerland

Temporary infrastructure for sustainable and cost-effective solutions



Tourism development and leisure infrastructure

Urs Keiser
Conim AG, Switzerland

Mountain resort development and benefits for citizens: Examples of relaunching tourism and public recreational facilities


Dr. Stefan Kannewischer
Kannewischer Management, Switzerland

Thermal pools as catalysts of tourism development: The example of Spreewald


Grant Poje
WhiteWater West industries, Spain

Aqua parks and leisure pools as elements of resort development