University of Cincinnati Building: Lindner Athletic Center

University of Cincinnati building, Ohio, Bernard Tschumi Architects, Images

Lindner Athletic Center, Ohio

Contemporary Cincinnati building by Bernard Tschumi Architect

University of Cincinnati Athletic Center

Cincinnati, Ohio
Date built: 2006
Bernard Tschumi Architects

The Athletic Center at the University of Cincinnati can be described as both a freestanding infill, and as a contextual free-form.

Cincinnati University Lindner Athletic Center Building Ohio
photograph : Peter Mauss/ESTO

Its unusual boomerang-or link pin-exterior shape has been designed to maximize its tight site constraints, which results in dynamic residual spaces between its curvilinear shape, the existing stadium and Shoemaker Arena, as well as sports fields and the University Recreation Center. It also offers a spectacular view to and from the stadium.

Lindner Athletic Center Ohio University of Cincinnati building University of Cincinnati Athletic Center
photographs : Peter Mauss/ESTO

The five-story atrium links the north and south street entrances and acts as a common space for all the Athletic center’s functions from the athletic offices on the top floor to training rooms below ground. While the Athletic Center will be principally used by athletes, the new auditorium, classrooms, the UC Club, and the playing fields will be shared by students and faculty from the greater university.

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Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Design: 2001
Completion: Mar 2006

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