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)


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.


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.


17.March 2014 | sb Magazine

"sb" 1/2014: Bulging building - Sports hall in Copenhagen

In the north of Copenhagen, at the Gammel Hellerup grammar school, a multi-purpose hall usable from two sides opened last year: inside is a school sports hall, and outside the school yard.


13.December 2013 | sb Magazine

„sb“ 6/2013: Pool in New Caledonia

Bringing together 4,300 athletes from 22 nations, the Pacific Games are the biggest sports event of the Pacific islands.


09.September 2013 | sb Magazine

"sb" 4/2013 out

In this issue of “sb” you can find an extensive preview of the 23rd International IAKS Congress and FSB 2013, the world’s biggest and most important trade fair for the industry. Continuing this theme, we are then presenting very different examples of sports and leisure facilities from all over the world: a climbing hall in Tyrol, a competition pool in Saxony, a private sports centre in Mexico, a school yard in Zaragoza and a hotel pool in Umbria.