26th IAKS congress from 5th - 8th November 2019 in Cologne/Germany
Trends in design and management of sports and leisure facilities


Experts from aquatics to stadiums. Worldwide!


Exclusive information for IAKS members.


IOC IPC IAKS architecture prizes
Get ready for the submission process




From Amsterdam to Xiamen
Issue 4/2018 “Activating Urban Spaces” hot off the press on 1 September


International IAKS pool conference
12-13 September in Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)

Welcome to IAKS - International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities

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.


15.April 2014 | IAKS

IAKS celebrates its 50th in 2015

Founded in 1965, IAKS will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. The IAKS Executive Board has therefore asked several board members to form a work group to supply ideas for the upcoming celebrations.


15.April 2014 | IAKS

Hot. Cool. Yours. - IAKS Observers at Sochi 2014 Paralympics

For the fourth time now after Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010 and London 2012, the International Paralympic Committee invited experts from the IAKS to have a look behind the scenes of the Paralympic Games.


14.April 2014 | Congress

23rd IAKS Congress: A retrospective - Design innovations reducing energy and consumption of natural resources

The ecological, economic and social dimensions of sustainability were the focus on day three of the IAKS Congress.


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.