This week we will start a new project: Tennis club Joy Jaagpad chose krft for the design of their new club house. The city of Amsterdam wants to enlarge the south ring road and the current house is in its way.
Tennis is currently growing to be the most popular urban sport of Amsterdam, the Parool newspaper signalled in 2015. Joy Jaagpad is the second largest tennis club of The Netherlands and growing swiftly.
Last year, MVRDV won the BNA building of the year award with their design of the IJburg tennis club house - The Couch, maybe a signal that architecture and tennis are in the flirting phase of their relationship. But don't forget Frank Lloyd Wright's River Forest Tennis Club building, a piece of architectural heritage in Chicago in the 1900s.