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 owners, operators, investors, architects, industrial companies and craftspersons can gather information on current projects, trends and technologies in sports and leisure facilities – and find the contacts they are looking for.

In 2019, the print version is entering its 53rd year. Together with the fast-growing 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.


01.July 2014 | sb Magazine

"sb" 2/2014: All-rounder - Activity area at Skåde School

Climbing walls, a parkour facility and manmade climbing trees. In the activity park at Skåde School in the Danish city of Århus, children of all ages can play, excercise and give their imagination free reins.


25.June 2014 | sb Magazine

"sb" 3/2014: In the heart of the rainforest - Arena da Amazônia in Manaus

The city of Manaus with its population of over a million is located in the jungle right on the River Amazon. 1,500 km from the sea, what was once the city of rubber is now a finance centre in a free trade zone with global trading links. The fascinating cultural heritage of this city and the magnificent backdrop of the rainforest make it highly attractive as a tourist destination.


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.


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.


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.