13 Sports-Inspired Spaces
These offices and athletic centers are ahead of the game.
Enclosing the tennis lounge at the Midtown Athletic Club are panels of low-iron glass sandwiching a photograph of V Starr Interiors president Venus Williams. Arik Levy tables serve its built-in banquette.
A concrete structural column on the main concourse bears an epoxy-painted portrait of 1980s player Laurent Fournier.
The center is an honoree for the 2018 Best of Year Award for Environmental Branding and Graphics.
Custom backlit numbers hang below a sculpture of a hand throwing the pilota ball, made of pine twig.
Food and beverage options with field views punctuate the concourse.
The café’s ceramic-tile mosaic depicts Michael Jordan’s dunk shot.
In the ground floor all-hands space, Hi-Lite Manufacturing‘s pendants illuminate pull-out gym bleachers in white pine and blackened steel.
Tennis-court paintings in urethane on canvas by Sylvan Lionni accompany the basketball hoop, its laminated-glass backboard doubling as a rear-projection screen for video.
With a basketball hoop, traffic-grade paint, and LED fixtures, HCMA Architecture + Design transformed a block-long alley in Vancouver, British Columbia, into Alley-Oop.
As the stadium was not originally intended to accommodate a roof, Rossetti designed a rectangular lightweight steel piece, structurally independent of the existing building beneath it.
The custom stretched ceiling system is PVC fabric.
Declared the most diverse municipality in Canada, the Toronto suburb of Markham celebrates its residents with this facility named for an indigenous word for welcome.
Concrete pavers surround an outdoor pool with a pass-through to an indoor one.