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    Palais Sports Stadium, Limassol – Awarded 2nd place

    A beautiful mountain side in Limassol was the setting for this two stage competition for the new athletic center. The proposal consisted of a large curved light roof shell that encloses the main sports hall and echoes the surrounding mountains.

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    Palais Sports Stadium, Limassol – Awarded 2nd place

    The decision for placing the building on the upper part of the site, allowed it to be half embedded into the mountain side, while the lower position used for the parking areas, allowed for a monumental approach of the visitors towards the building.

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    Palais Sports Stadium, Limassol – Awarded 2nd place

    The separation between the athletes hall and the parking / visitor areas is linked by the introduction of a floating plaza-bridge, this allowed for the easy and safe movement of spectators, but furthermore it extended the waiting entry area of the building.

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    Palais Sports Stadium, Limassol – Awarded 2nd place

    The main materials proposed were the space frame shell both exposed and enclosed with metallic cladding, the stair well on the corner of the main building was dressed in a semi transparent screen revealing the moement behind, while exposed concrete enriches and defined the overall structural elements.

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    Palais Sports Stadium, Limassol – Awarded 2nd place

    The project proposal was jointly done with PAG Architects and Engineers, from the 35 entries in the 1st stage including some International offices, our proposal was short listed with 5 other offices, we were finally awarded with 2nd place.