Job search
Job Search
Latest news
More news: (showing 1 - 20 of 12834)           
UK only International

New Pisa stadium will establish ‘strong synergies with its context’, says architect Paolo Iotti

By Luke Cloherty    23 Jul 2018
The stadium will have a capacity of 16,800 seats, all under cover and separated into 4 sections
The architectural intention is to define a ‘new landscape’ establishing strong synergies with its context rather than creating a self-contained object of ‘design’
– Paolo Iotti, partner at Iotti + Pavarani

A redeveloped football stadium designed by Italian architectural practice Iotti+Pavarani in Pisa, Italy will blend into its Tuscan surroundings and sit low, so as not to disrupt the skyline of the city, according to the architects.

Paolo Iotti, partner at the firm, told CLADglobal: “The architectural intention is to define a ‘new landscape’ establishing strong synergies with its context rather than creating a self-contained object of ‘design’; our main effort was to generate a light, domestic structure, capable of not generating ‘visual pollution’, in no way betraying those characteristics of elegance, lightness and luminosity, which exert such a powerful and persuasive effect on visitors to the nearby Piazza dei Miracoli.”

Located just above the river Arno, to the north of the city’s centre, Arena Garibaldi – Stadio Romeo Anconetani sits 200m away from the Unesco World Heritage Site Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles), which sits just in front of the city’s famous leaning tower.

The venue first opened in 1919 and is the home of A.C. Pisa 1909, which currently plays in Serie C, the third level of Italian football.

The stadium will include a higher-level pedestrian space, which will form a ring around it and incorporate a raised green square to manage the flow of people to and from different parts of the stadium and external areas.

On this offering, Iotti said: “Nowadays stadiums are no longer just places to assist sporting events. They have become multifunctional places of recreation and entertainment, places to go, open to a wide range of users.

“The new stadium will indeed incorporate a higher level pedestrian space in the form of a ring, a raised green square which will be used to manage the system of flows of people to and from the different sectors of the stadium and the related external security areas.

“This will lead to a radical improvement in the organisation of external public spaces at street level while, at the same time, also offering a second level for the use and enjoyment of both the locality and the city.”

The Arena Garibaldi’s roof has been designed to be extremely lightweight. The stadium will have a capacity of 16,800 seats, all under cover and separated into four sections. The current main stand to the west will be renovated while the east, north and south stands will be completely rebuilt.

“The height of the whole stadium has been kept as low as possible in order to maintain harmonic proportions with the existing main stand so that the newly-built stands provide a structural and perceptive completion of the new roof while minimising the stadium’s impact on the city skyline as much as possible, also in order to reduce the visibility of the stadium from the Leaning Tower,” said Iotti.

Iotti+Pavarani won a restricted competition in 2017 for their stadium design and have this year undergone the feasibility study. No completion date is currently available.

The stadium will blend into its Tuscan surroundings and sit low, so as not to disrupt the skyline of the city
Located just above the river Arno, to the north of the city’s centre, Arena Garibaldi – Stadio Romeo Anconetani sits 200m away from the Unesco World Heritage Site Piazza dei Miracoli
The current main stand to the west will be renovated while the east, north and south stands will be completely rebuilt
Iotti+Pavarani won a restricted competition in 2017 for their stadium design and have this year undergone the feasibility study
Iotti+Pavarani  Pisa  Italy  Paolo Iotti  Arena Garibaldi – Stadio Romeo Anconetani 
Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Sports jobs
Everyone Active
featured job

Swimming Teachers

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Job location: Nationwide

Marketing Assistant

The Gym Group
Salary:
Location: Suffolk, England

Maintenance Technician

Legacy Leisure
Salary:
Location: Cardiff, UK

Active Communities Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: 20-23k + benefits depending on experience and qualifications
Location: West Lindsey District, UK

Operations Manager

ACS International Schools
Salary: Competitive
Location: Cobham, UK

Sports Centre Manager

ACS International Schools
Salary: Competitive
Location: Egham, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Archway, London, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £23,894 per annum
Location: Walthamstow, London, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.55 per hour
Location: Leyton, London, UK

Recreation Assistant

Mytime Active
Salary: £17,076.80 per annum pro rata
Location: Bromley, UK
recruiting with sports management

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £18,305 per annum
Location: Faringdon, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £19,775 per annum
Location: Belfast, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £19,775 per annum
Location: Hatfield, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.55 per hour
Location: Ruislip, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £23,894 per annum
Location: Hayes, UK

Sales Supervisor

Fit This
Salary: Competitive + uncapped commission (OTE £28K)
Location: Hackney, London, UK

Group Head of Aquatics

Water Babies
Salary: Competitive Salary + benefits
Location: Devon, UK
recruiting with sports management

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Alton, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Washington, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: West Lindsey, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Fleet, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Rossmore, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: St Albans, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Watford, United Kingdom
training with sports management

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Stratford Upon Avon, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nuneaton, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Spelthorne, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dunstable, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Slough, United Kingdom

Gymnastics Coach

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
lifeguard jobs  Swimming Teacher jobs  apprenticeships jobs  recreation assistant jobs  Gymnastics Coach jobs  Swimming Instructor jobs  membership consultant jobs  fitness instructor jobs  general manager jobs  General Assistant jobs  duty manager jobs  Customer Advisor jobs  Leisure Assistant jobs  Sports Coordinator jobs  personal trainer jobs 
More jobs

Video Gallery

Myzone
Tracking your workout effort just became effortless.
Visit website
More videos

Company profile

Company profile: Dyaco UK Ltd
Dyaco UK Limited offers a versatile range of world-class commercial, medical and home fitness equipment from brands including Spirit Fitness, UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), Johnny G and gym80.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

Elevate and Metro Blind Sport to promote inclusivity through inaugural Charity of the Year partnership
Organisers of Elevate, Elite Sport and COPA are delighted to announce Metro Blind Sport as its Charity of the Year partner for the 2019 trade show, held at ExCeL London on 8-9 May.
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Property & Tenders

Location: New Brighton, Wirral, Merseyside
Company: Wirral Borough Council
Location: Various Sites
Company: Porters Commercial
More properties & tenders

Diary dates

22 May 2019
Lowry Theatre, Salford, United Kingdom
30 May 2019
Rimini Expo Centre, Rimini, Italy
30 May - 02 Jun 2019
Expo Centre & Riviera Di Rimini, Rimini, Italy
31 May - 02 Jun 2019
Bowood House and Gardens, Calne, United Kingdom
More diary dates