• Coop Himmelbau to Build Constructivism-Inspired CKA Arena and Park

    11 days ago - By Arch Daily

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    Vienna -based architecture firm Coop Himmelbau has won an international competition to redesign the CKA Ice Hockey Arena and Park in St. Petersburg , Russia. The design of the complex is inspired by Russian Constructivist architecture, an era that redefined architecture with the works of Tatlin and El Lissitzky , and removed the limitations of construction and movement. The structure and general layout of the arena is based on Tatlin's “Monument to the Third International,” where it is translated as the flowing, dynamic movement of a person skating around the stadium.
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