Gallery: Germany’s Inzell Skating Stadium Features a Roof That Radiates...

Anyone who loves winter sports is sure to dig this newly renovated speed skating stadium in Inzell, Germany. Topped with a high-performance, clear span roof, the Max Aicher Arena was designed through a collaboration between Behnisch Architekten and Pohl Architekten to minimize energy use while maintaining perfect conditions on the ice. The facility underwent an extensive renovation last year in order to host the World Single Distant Speed Skating Championships in 2011, and then it scored its own gold medal at the 2011 World Architecture Festival when it was crowned World Sport Building of the Year.

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