The Pods Sports Academy, Scunthorpe, England.

Richard Harris, Bernd Gusinde, Jonathan Roynon

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The design commissioned for The Pods Sports Academy in Scunthorpe was won in an open competition in 2007. It is a series of unified spaces enclosed within an envelope of undulating domes. Structural challenges included complex formfinding, design of the interfaces between spaces, nodal connection design for fast, safe construction and cladding. The project opened to the public in July 2011.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012
EventWorld Conference of Timber Engineering 2012 - Auckland, New Zealand
Duration: 16 Jul 201219 Jul 2012


ConferenceWorld Conference of Timber Engineering 2012
Country/TerritoryNew Zealand


  • Timber Shells, Swimming Pool, Formfinding, Glulam


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