Open public competition
County of Novo mesto
Novo mesto, Slovenia
Superform: Marjan Poboljšaj, Anton Žižek, Meta Žebre, Špela Gliha, Maša Cotič
The client intends to construct a new sports hall seating 5000 people. It is linked with a warm-up hall, a football field with a covered stand for spectators, and an athletics field.
The fundamental design elements are derived from the natural characteristics of the space, the needs of the city and the needs of the users:
BOWL, GREEK THEATRE
The hall becomes a city theatre. The platform between the hall and the stadium becomes a city platform, a square for staging events offering a unique vista of the city.
The roof covering the hall complex is folded on its edges and thus creates a tortoiseshell form. The roof is analogous to the hill into which it is embedded. The new sports hall is the city’s eye