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Post By Borut Trimo Urban Crash
on 30. Dec 2010

Pavilion Swimsuit

LZR racer swimming suits, the most technologically advanced performance swimsuits ever produced, gained big notoriety in 2008. Swimmers wearing the LZR Racer have broken over 90 world records since the suit’s launch in 2008, and won 33 out of 36 Olympic medals. Due to recent changes in rules for competition swimsuits by the FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation), a large number of previously manufactured swimsuits were made obsolete when they could no longer be worn for competitions.

Cyril Shing, senior lecturer at the Chelsea College of Art and Design, together with his students, were challenged by 200 pieces of unusable swimsuits donated by Speedo. They went on to research possible reuses for swimsuits as architectural components and as art objects.

Research was carried

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Post By Sara Mekinc
on 28. Dec 2010

Archi Slam-Dunk: Five Inspiring Basketball Arenas

Early this December, Slovenia was unanimously selected as the host of the 2013 men's European basketball championship by FIBA Europe. This would be the largest sports event in Slovenian history, otherwise quite filled with success stories in various sport fields. At the same time, the occasion offers an opportunity to turn the spotlight on the basketball venues.

The 2013 championship is said to be held in five different venues. The main rounds are expected to be hosted by the newly-built Arena Stožice in Ljubljana, while the additional venues (most likely in Maribor, Novo mesto, Celje and Ptuj) would first have to be renovated or built anew. While the new venues should provide the capacity, parking and safety for the comfort of both spectators and athletes, we are curious about

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