|Bobsleigh, Luge & Curling Centre, Sheffield
2007 – 2008. £7m
This exciting new frozen indoor centre will be the only building of its type in Europe and the second in the world. Designed for the British Olympic team, it will provide a 120m long inclined start track on which our athletes can practice year round. Combined with curling lanes and an ice climbing wall, the centre will unite these winter sports under one roof and provide ancillary spaces for sports National Governing Bodies.
“Timothy has rigorously challenged the pre-conceptions of the brief to produce an attractive building of 1/3rd the volume of its predecessor… we are delighted with the design and service that FINE architecture is delivering”