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Tianjin Sports Arena – Tianjin, China

Posted in Built by Caitlyn Kallus on September 9, 2014

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Building: Tianjin Sports Arena
Location: Tianjin, China
Completed: 2010
Architect: KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten
Architect on Record: Academy of Architectural Design and City Planning Tianjin University
Developer: Tianjin University Department of Campus Construction and Planning

AE Interest: Link between campus and downtown; Translucent gold-tinted perforated steel panels are mounted 4 meters in front of the actual exterior wall to create sense of spacial depth; Rhombic shape exterior; Two foyers formed of large expanse of windows sloping upwards to let light in; Arena split up into smaller courts for everyday use


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