Design: Architects of Invention. The proposed ski jump type K-75 is designed for training and demonstration jumps. The idea behind the scheme is allegorical representation of a “Beam of Light” as a symbol of speed and flight.
Audacious design by this world-famous Iraqi architect. Since this ski jump design was completed a number of other major architects have designed spectacular ski jumps – such as Holmenkollen Ski Jump in Oslo by JDS – but this was the first one
Holmenkollen Ski Jump designed by JDS Architects was the recipient for the Norwegian Steel Construction Prize 2011. Norwegian Steel Construction Prize was first awarded in 1991 to Stranden, Aker Brygge.
I was lucky enough to visit the slope in construction in November last year, encouraged by my hosts in Oslo, proud of their living heritage.
Wilkinson Eyre Architects has unveiled designs for a new 300,000m² ski jump and sports complex in Russia’s historic city of Nizhny Novgorod, a training facility and reserve site for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.