Planning / Design
In 2000 within the framework of the Campus Master Plan, the Campus Development Office promoted the 3rd Architectural Design Competition for the planning and design of the Sports Facilities.
Design Team
The 1st prize of the Competition was awarded to Architects' team Chrysanthou & Papachristou.
The full design and supervision project team comprised the Architects and Consultants presented below:
Chrysanthou & Papachristou
(Chrysanthos Chrysanthou & Heracles Papachristou)
Civil Engineers:
L. Hadjigeorgiou and A. Andreou
Electrical Engineers:
Mitsides, Samouel & Associates
Mechanical Engineers:
Mitsides, Samouel & Associates
Quantity Surveyors:
G. Rodites & Partners
Project Description / Uses
The design and construction of the Sports Facilities project has been organised in two phases of implementation as outlined below:
Phase 1
  • main indoor Sports Hall
  • outdoor football field
  • 3 outdoor tennis courts
  • outdoor hand ball court
  • 2 outdoor futsal fields
  • 2 basketball / volleyball outdoor courts
  • beach volley court
  • parking space for 124 places
Phase 2
  • Parking building for 600 indoor places
  • outdoor stadium with seating
  • outdoor football field with seating
Phase 1 has been completed in 2008. Phase 2 will be constructed in the future.
Part of Phase 1, is a linear park which is developed along the outdoor sports fields and establishes an architectural dialogue with the academic buildings which are arrayed on the other side of the road.
Additionally an exciting overhead bridge crossing over the service road links the indoor Sports Centre with the outdoor sports fields and courts.
Building Area
The total area of the Sports Centre is 8.313 square metres as analysed below:
Building¹ Area(sq.m.)
Building² Area (sq.m.)
open-air³ spaces Area (sq.m.)
Total Area* (sq.m.)
SPF 01
1 Does not include Lobbies, circulation spaces, stairs, mechanical rooms, electrical rooms, servers and walls.
2 Includes all indoor areas.
3 Includes all open-air covered areas.
*It is the total of the Gross Building Area plus the Semi open-air spaces Area.
Project Construction
Phase 1 was broken down in two stages. Construction works of both stages began in January 2005 and were completed in June 2006 and January 2008 respectively.
Project Cost
The cost for the construction works of Phase 1, amounted approximately to €16.675.000 (excluding V.A.T.).
Building Contractors
The implementation of the construction works of the project was undertaken by the firms shown below:
Main Contractor:
Cybarco PLC
Subcontractor for Structural Steelworks:
Metalco Ltd
Electrical Subcontractor:
A. Eracleous Ltd
Mechanical Subcontractor:
A&P Paraskevaides Ltd