SportDomes DJI

The project

A demountable, transportable, enclosed clear span airing, sports, and recreation place for the illegal migrants on the detention boats in Zaandam. The two open-plan domes of the SportDomes show a decorative latticed pattern that grows more and more transparent to the top.


An equally ingenious and beautiful solution to a programmatically complex assignment, a recreation place for illegal refugees. The splendid spatiality of a dome, the interplay of light, the contrast between daytime and evening, the simple yet sustainable nature of the design, all this makes this project more than worthy of a nomination.

ā€” Equally ingenious and beautiful.

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