CONGRESS


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


SERVICE


Exclusive information for IAKS members.


EVENTS


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


sb


The perfect pool: close match between location and offered activities
Issue 3/2018 “Pools and wellness facilities” hot off the press on 1 July


AWARDS


IOC IPC IAKS architecture prizes
2017 winners unveiled


IAKS


Sports.Leisure.Facilities.Network


NETWORK


Experts from aquatics to stadiums. Worldwide!


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23.October 2013 | Awards

Here are the winners of the IOC IPC IAKS architectural prizes 2013

Von Gerkan, Marg and Partner from Hamburg (gmp) are the most successful architects of this year’s competition. They designed Bao’An Stadium in Shenzhen, Shanghai Oriental Sports Center (both awarded a Gold medal) and Stadium Naradowy in Warsaw (Bronze).

All winning projects are presented in the current issue 5/2013 of the specialist magazine "sb".

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20.October 2013 | Awards

IAKS, IOC and IPC award international architecture prizes - Prize-giving ceremony on 22 October 2013 in Cologne

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) have honoured this year’s winners of their international architectural awards for sports and leisure facilities with a gala event. The prize-giving ceremony took place during the 23rd IAKS Congress in conjunction with FSB – International Trade Fair for Amenity Areas, Sports and Pool Facilities – on 22th October 2013 in Cologne.

Photos of the Award Ceremony on flickr

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14.October 2013 | Congress

Activating spaces in urban environments

On its fourth and last day, the IAKS Congress will direct its discussions on providing activating spaces in urban environments. This means not only taking into account the dynamics of urban planning processes, but also the problem of conflicts caused by the often changing uses of urban amenity spaces.

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09.October 2013 | Congress

Social aspect: the most under-estimated dimension of sustainability

Two sessions in the afternoon of day 3 of the 23rd IAKS Congress will showcase sustainability in social dimensions.

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09.October 2013 | Congress

How to maximize local benefits in sports and leisure infrastructure projects

The cities of Bogotá and Medellin in Colombia will serve as example on how to promote projects with strategies as social agreement, biophysical restoration and open space infrastructure.

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