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Destination for Sports

Creating Multi-Use Sports Facilities

Feature Article - May 2016

Most municipalities are home to a ballfield or two, but some parks districts and departments go above and beyond to create sports parks that are true destinations, able to host pick-up games as well as tournaments.

Building Bridges

The New Age of Multipurpose Recreation Facilities

Feature Article - May 2016

In the past several years, more and more recreation, sports and fitness facilities are being designed in concert with healthcare facilities, providing people a way to transition through recovery to a life a wellness.

Aquatic Evolution

Design Trends in Outdoor Aquatic Facilities

Feature Article - May 2016

Once upon a time, an outdoor pool was a simple rectangle with maybe a diving board or two. These days, outdoor aquatics provide a far more complex experience, pleasing patrons of all ages and abilities.

Changing the Landscape

Natural Materials, Adventure Courses Top Design Trends

Feature Article - May 2016

Sustainable site design means different things in different environments. This feature will consider some of the important ways sustainable design is affecting parks and sites in different areas.

Flexible Athletics

The Novogratz Center for Athletics
Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Web Exclusive - May 2016

Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, N.Y., recently completed construction on The Novogratz Center for Athletics, a new 27,900-square-foot facility that was designed to flexibly accommodate the school's growing athletics program.

Design Corner

Orchestrating Your Building

Guest Column - April 2016

The best sports, recreation and fitness facilities are designed by a team that works closely together, with an architect who acts as the conductor to orchestrate the beauty that is the end result.

Energy Boost

Alternative Energy Sources Help Improve Efficiency

Feature Article - March 2016

Increasing energy efficiency is consistently the No. 1 way respondents to our annual Industry Report say they are trying to reduce their operating costs. In this article, we'll look at the best ways to improve operating efficiencies by decreasing use of resources.

Building Out the Ideal Swim School

Web Exclusive - March 2016

Goldfish Swimming School has more than 30 indoor pool locations nationwide, with indoor air quality and comfort painstakingly built into each location.

Take It Inside

Trends and Ideas for Natatorium Design

Supplement Feature - February 2016

There's more than one thing designers and architects can agree on when discussing natatoriums, but the bottom line on all their common ground is this: It's a building and environment unlike any other.

From Simple to Stunning

Trends in Nonconventional Recreation Structures

Feature Article - February 2016

From tensioned fabric structures to air-supported and beyond, there are plenty of options when you want to enclose your recreation, sports and fitness activities without getting involved in a lengthy and complex design-and-construction process.