April 17, 2012

New Work ::: Nike Football Soweto

The 1300m2 Nike Football training facility in Soweto, South Africa was designed by Canadian architects RUF project with locally based architectural practice MMAa and in conjunction with Nike Global Football Brand Design. The facade of the building is clad in a local sandstone with the elevation facing the field features a local timber lattice screen with a sans serif super-graphic of the townships name. The facility consists of a clubhouse, player lounge, education facility, offices, viewing deck, sports training gym, catering area, scrimmage training fields, as well as two full-sized football pitches on the 5.4Ha site.

Images ©Julian Abrams

1 comment:

Nike mercurial said...

It's a inginious idea

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