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Text description provided by the architects. The largest extreme park in Europe opens in Kazan. The new indoor sports center stands in the open part of the extreme all-season park that was already completed in summer 2020 by Legato Architects. Legato, the creators of the open extreme park Uram, invited KOSMOS Architects to work together on the building of the sports center. Uram (means “street“ in Tatar) is the center of street youth culture, which combines sports and educational, social, and cultural functions under one roof.

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The center with an area of almost 8 000 square meters hosts on two floors extreme sport zones (airpark, street plaza, concrete bowl, and skate house) and cultural spaces open to everyone: a center for contemporary music, a DJ school, a skate shop, dance hall, gallery, lecture hall, cafe, and recreation area. The new building will become not only an extreme park but also a multifunctional public space where visitors can come at any time of the year. Extreme Park URAM is a unique set of venues and diversity of extreme sports facilities within one building.

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Architecture. The facade of the Uram Street Culture Center consists of 2 parts, performed on different scales. The upper volume is a minimalistic rectangular block, faced with brushed stainless steel, which performs on an urban scale. Visible from the opposite side of the Kazanka River, the abstract volume reflects the sun or grey sky and changes depending on the weather conditions. It works as an urban landmark. The geometry of the facade material – corrugated metal sheet – refers to typical industrial buildings and fences of the surrounding area, whereas the material finish – stainless steel polished to a mirror shine – lends the attractiveness of a public building.

Ground floor plan

Second floor plan

The upper minimalistic volume rests on several flamboyant concrete hills that develop the formal expression of an outdoor extreme park. This part of the facade performs at the pedestrian level and allows the creation of a human-scale space around the one-hundred-meter facade of the sports center. The hills blur the lines between architecture and park infrastructure, transforming the façade of the entire building into a radical functional landscape. The facade will become climb-able, slide-able, jump-able, and roll-able. The hills will organize a lecture hall, a playground, and continue sports functions. Despite the fact that the hills of the facade are still to appear, the indoor part …….

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Text description provided by the architects. The largest extreme park in Europe opens in Kazan. The new indoor sports center stands in the open part of the extreme all-season park that was already completed in summer 2020 by Legato Architects. Legato, the creators of the open extreme park Uram, invited KOSMOS Architects to work together on the building…….

URAM Indoor Extreme Park / KOSMOS Architects + Legato Sports Architecture

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Text description provided by the architects. The largest extreme park in Europe opens in Kazan. The new indoor sports center stands in the open part of the extreme all-season park that was already completed in summer 2020 by Legato Architects. Legato, the creators of the open extreme park Uram, invited KOSMOS Architects to work together on the building…….

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