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IAD Group to design Master plan for the All African Games in Congo

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The design for Africa Games 2015 to be held in Brazzaville- the capital of the Republic of Congo has been unveiled by the architects of the Spanish agency IAD. The master plan draws lines of the Congo River to connect the Congolese city to other African capitals; just like in a map.

masterplan-for-games-of-Africa-2015-10-Brazzaville-archicsThe architects have inspired built spaces that depict the oblong shapes prevalent in traditional African crafts, textiles and fabrics; also the volume of the tribal shields is evoked by the concrete shells of the main stadium.

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Architects:  IAD Group

Location:  Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Developer:  UNICON development

Stadium: 68.406 seats

Aquatic Center: 2 Pools int / ext, 1000 places

Gym: 10,000 seats, 4.000m ²

The athletes village: 2,000 rooms, 84,000 m²

Hotel: 120 rooms

Year:  2013 (competition)

 

 

 

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