Construction Begins on gmp Architekten’s SIP Sports Centre in China

Source: archdaily Slated for completion in 2017, construction on the Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) Sports Centre has begun. The complex, designed by gmp Architekten, will combine sports, leisure and cultural facilities along with generous retail and hotel areas all embedded in a generous public landscape. Read more about this addition to China’s Suzhou Industrial Park after the break. From the architect: Suzhou is … More Construction Begins on gmp Architekten’s SIP Sports Centre in China

Zaha Hadid Architects Release Video Presentation and Report on New National Stadium in Tokyo

Source: archdaily In mid-July, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe declared that ZHA’s design for a New National stadium would not be completed and that plans for the Tokyo Olympics-Paralympics stadium would “start from zero.” In response Zaha Hadid Architects has just issued a press release and a link to a 23-minute video presentation. The video, ZHA explains, “outline[s] in detail the … More Zaha Hadid Architects Release Video Presentation and Report on New National Stadium in Tokyo