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14.October 2014 | IAKS
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Congratulations! Raimund Krawinkel celebrates his 80th

On 3 October 2014, Raimund Krawinkel, honorary member of the IAKS and managing shareholder of Krawinkel ­Ingenieure GmbH in Krefeld, celebrated his 80th birthday.


14.October 2014 | sb Magazine
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"sb" 4/2014: Slowing down - InselBad & DünenSpa on Spiekeroog

Anyone wishing to slow down will find an excellent opportunity to do so on the car-free North Sea island of ­Spiekeroog and particularly at the InselBad & ­DünenSpa, that opened in November 2013, with its ubiquitous quotations from the surrounding landscape.


30.September 2014 | sb Magazine
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"sb" 4/2014: Urban legend - Molitor in Paris

Molitor is not only a building, it is also a urban legend. First opened in 1929 with the Olympic swimming champions Johnny Weissmuller and Aileen Riggin Soule, Molitor has been the scene of many Pari­sian events, like the presentation of the first bikini.


16.September 2014 | sb Magazine
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"sb" 4/2014: Complete package - Competition and leisure pool in Differdange

The AQUASUD competition and leisure pool has been built under a public-private partnership in the “Parc des Sports” in Differdange (Luxemburg) next to a football stadium with training pitches and a multi-storey car park.


02.September 2014 | sb Magazine
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"sb" 4/2014: Long term benefit - London Aquatics Centre

The London Aquatics Centre was designed to have the flexibility to accommodate the size and capacity of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games whilst also providing the optimum size and capacity for use in Legacy mode after the 2012 Games.


28.August 2014 | Awards
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Travelling exhibition in Argentina

A travelling exhibition of the IOC IAKS Award 2013 winning sports and recreational facilities has been initiated by IAKS LAC under the leadership of Vice President Agustin Garcia Puga.