sb Magazine

“sb“ is the world‘s leading trade magazine for the architecture, construction and operation of sports and leisure facilities.
By reading “sb“, facility operators, local authorities, investors, architects, industrial companies and craftspersons can gather information on current projects, trends and technologies in international sports facility development – and find the contacts they are looking for.
In 2016, the print version is entering its 50th year. Together with the fastgrowing online offering, “sb“ represents the perfect symbiosis of classical and new media.
“sb“ showcases exemplary architecture and the complete spectrum of innovations, products and services from the leisure centre, sports facility,swimming pool and wellness sector.

“sb“ has been uniting industry, architects, associations, the scientific community, local authorities and facility operators since 1967.
It is on these long-standing ties and its independent and authoritative nature that the reputation of our magazine rests. 76 % of readers consider “sb” to be objective, and a remarkable 90 % appreciate its expertise. Two thirds of our readers use the magazine as a decision-making aid for investments in this huge market.
(2014 Reader Survey)

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16.June 2014 | sb Magazine

"sb" 2/2014: Independent - Velodrome for Medellín

The New Velodrome for the City of Medellín synthesizes two seemingly incompatible spatial conditions: an insular, formally specific sports infrastructure and a permeable, open public space.

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26.May 2014 | sb Magazine

"sb" 2/2014: Leopold Wagner Arena in Klagenfurt

Leopold Wagner Arena in Klagenfurt

Klagenfurt’s athletics facility known as the Leopold Wagner Arena is situated within sight of the football stadium built for the 2008 European Championship. Screening off the busy trunk road to the south, the two-storey functional building with its elongated access ramp has been sensitively embedded in the topography and blends unassumingly into the surrounding natural and built-up environment.

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13.May 2014 | sb Magazine

"sb" 2/2014: Two speeds - Gleisdreieck Park in Berlin

Where railway trains used to run, supplying the City of Berlin with goods, visitors can now enjoy an area of parkland consisting of spacious meadows, trees, playgrounds, sports pitches and benches for relaxing.

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15.April 2014 | sb Magazine

"sb" 1/2014: Perfect integration - Courchevel Sports Centre

Courchevel is a popular winter sport resort in the French Alps. It is part of the Trois Vallées ski region together with Méribel, Les Menuires and Val Thorens, forming the largest linked ski area in the world with 180 lifts and 600 kilometres of piste.

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02.April 2014 | sb Magazine

"sb" 1/2014: Bright and beautiful - Sports hall of the Protestant Primary School in Karlsruhe

After a good year for construction, the sports hall of the Protestant Primary School in Karlsruhe was completed in April 2013. In the immediate vicinity of residential buildings, an old people’s home, technical college, preschool and church, the school ensemble represents a new, important urban element of Karlsruhe’s north-western district.

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