Planet Architecture Festival 2015: a Swedish football club facility with a roof that doubles as spectator seating is the 2015 winner of the Tiny Venture of the Year award at the Planet Architecture Festival.
Named Lidingövallen, the facility was designed by Swedish company DinellJohansson to provide a gallery, cafe and workplace for Lidingö Football Club. The architects felt they could accommodate all of these spaces beneath the seating bleachers.
A mixture of metal panels and wooden slats provides the structure a patterned surface. Triangular openings produce routes by means of to the pitch.
Judges described it as a “little project with a huge influence”. They also praised its “effective delivery”.
The inaugural Tiny Undertaking of the Year prize final year was awarded to a library in an earthquake-stricken region of China with a roof that doubles as a playground.
Dezeen is media companion for each the Globe Architecture Festival and Within Festival, which concluded these days at the Marina Bay Sands hotel and conference centre in Singapore.