Danish win for Buro Happold


Buro Happold’s Glasgow office in collaboration with Henning Larsens Tegnestue and Danish landscape architect Sophie Sahlqvuist has won the competition to design a new sports park in Gentofte, Copenhagen.

The new Sportspark will include 22,600m² of buildings consisting of a multipurpose sports hall, a gym, a sports hostel, a restaurant, conference facilities, a new 3,400 seat performance hall and a 1,250 seat ice arena.

External facilities occupying a 180,000m² area will include a 4,000 seat performance stadium suitable for athletics, cricket and skateboarding.

Rod Manson, Buro Happold partner comments: “This is a very high profile development in Denmark which will be a distinctive architectural form on the landscape. We are delighted with the opportunity to develop sustainable engineering solutions for this sports complex.”

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