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LPA complete California's largest ice skating complex
POSTED 10 May 2019 . BY Andrew Manns
American architecture studio LPA Design have created The Great Park Ice and FivePoint Arena – the largest ice skating facility in the state of California.

Located in Irvine, the 280,000 sq ft (26,000 sq m) complex comprises an Olympic ice rink, three National Hockey League (NHL)-size rinks, a multipurpose arena, an amphitheatre, a gym, an artificial beach, and a flurry of dining and retail amenities.

Described by the American Society of Civil Engineers as an important "public resource to promote ice sports and health and wellness in the Southern California region", Great Park Ice is also the official home of the Anaheim Ducks and the U.S. Figure Skating Association.

Funding for the US$110m (€97.9m, £84.5m) scheme was provided by The Samueli Foundation and the Anaheim Ducks Foundation.

Swinerton served as the main contractor, while 292 Design was in charge of planning and devising the skating rinks.

Speaking on the project, Mitch Moyer, senior director at U.S. Figure Skating, called it the "Taj Mahal" of skating facilities.

Although the attraction's grand opening was held in March, construction is still ongoing on its facilities, with completion anticipated for late June.

Great Park Ice is the official home of the Anaheim Ducks NHL team and the U.S. Figure Skating Association. Credit: Courtesy of LPA Design
LPA joined up with 292 Design to create the expansive building. Credit: Courtesy of LPA Design
 


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10 May 2019

LPA complete California's largest ice skating complex
BY Andrew Manns

The project has been called the

The project has been called the
photo: Courtesy of LPA Design

American architecture studio LPA Design have created The Great Park Ice and FivePoint Arena – the largest ice skating facility in the state of California.

Located in Irvine, the 280,000 sq ft (26,000 sq m) complex comprises an Olympic ice rink, three National Hockey League (NHL)-size rinks, a multipurpose arena, an amphitheatre, a gym, an artificial beach, and a flurry of dining and retail amenities.

Described by the American Society of Civil Engineers as an important "public resource to promote ice sports and health and wellness in the Southern California region", Great Park Ice is also the official home of the Anaheim Ducks and the U.S. Figure Skating Association.

Funding for the US$110m (€97.9m, £84.5m) scheme was provided by The Samueli Foundation and the Anaheim Ducks Foundation.

Swinerton served as the main contractor, while 292 Design was in charge of planning and devising the skating rinks.

Speaking on the project, Mitch Moyer, senior director at U.S. Figure Skating, called it the "Taj Mahal" of skating facilities.

Although the attraction's grand opening was held in March, construction is still ongoing on its facilities, with completion anticipated for late June.




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