Adjacent to the Qian Jiang River, the site of the Hangzhou Civic Sports Center is a connector between the natural and urban life of the city. BLUA designed this center based on the idea of an urban plaza while also wanting to create an icon for the lack of large-scale commercial facilities and distribution of leisure spaces.
The podium and the 42 meter tower follow a stacked design in order to contrast the complexity of the 70 meter tower. The roof is interconnected to make a continuous, differentiated sports landscape with cascading sports fields and pathways. >>>