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Stylepark. ArchNow! Architecture and design. Archello. Architecture,World Architecture Community-Architects,World Architects,Building Database,Architecture Blogs. World Architecture News, Official Home Page, architecture news, architecture jobs. Dongguan Leopards' new basketball stadium takes it cue from the sport, with net-like facade and orange hues throughout German design practice von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have seen their design for a 14,730-seat basketball stadium in Dongguan, China come to life in recent months as the new home for the Dongguan Leopards finally reached completion.
The 60,600 sq m stadium is located in the new district of Liaobu and is separated from the busy nearby thoroughfare by expansive landscaping. gmp worked with local practice CABR and structural engineers schlaich bergermann and partners to create a new home for the Dongguan Leopards that would also act as a recognisable structure for the city, providing an orientation point and attraction that local residents can be proud of. ... Architecture. MAGAZINE...Architectural Record (US)...rss. World Architecture News...rss. Plataforma Arquitectura.