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Al Rayyan is known in Qatar as the ‘gateway to the desert’ and for its strong connection to the country’s traditional culture and heritage.
Education City Stadium is an ultra-modern facility designed to host the Quarter Finals of the FIFA World Cup 2022 tournament in Doha, Qatar. This will be the second World Cup Stadium to be designed alongside Al Rayyan Stadium.
A stadium for a hot and dry climate has very different drivers to one built within a temperate climate.
The lively streets of Callao and the vibrant spirit of the Chalacos, the people of Callao, serve as the inspiration for the improvements to this building, one that that will continue to be used by elite competitors and the local community for years to come.
The inspiration for the Polideportivo is based on Callao’s rich nautical heritage and identity. It embodies the citizens’ strong connection to the sea.
A spectacular 63,000-capacity stadium set to host the AFC Asian Cup in 2023.
The masterplan of the VIDENA sports park was part of the redeveloped strategy for the 2019 PanAmerican and Para-pan American Games.
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Yas Marina Circuit’s multipurpose venue, The Paddock Club, has benefitted from a significant expansion, thanks to a creative redesign by architects from BDP Pattern.
BDP has announced that is has become an official partner of Lancashire County Cricket Club, with which it has worked for more than 15 years on the redevelopment of Emirates Old Trafford.
BDP’s designs for a new high-quality sports facility in the heart of Lancashire have been approved in principle by the county council.
Like all sporting venues, there are very specific rules in cricket governing the scale and geometry of the pitch and wickets – ‘the hallowed turf’.
Delivering universally accessible design, the Toronto Parapan American Games has left a lasting legacy for inclusivity at sports venues. Having aimed to create the most accessible games ever, our inclusive design consultancy, Human Space, worked with the Planning, Design and Compliance team on the Athlete’s Village and four of the new sports venues for the Canadian edition of the event.
Here we outline the top five considerations for designing a cycling velodrome, which informed our design of the VIDENA Velodrome in Lima for the Pan American and Parapan American Games in 2019.
Professional cyclists and para-cyclists might move quicker than the speed of light, but for this year’s Commonwealth Games at Lee Valley VeloPark, BDP’s lighting team has delivered an efficient and effective lighting scheme that keeps pace.