Articles tagged Stadium


Why Europe’s newest football stadium looked to the high street to ensure success

London – Designed by Jump Studios, Tottenham Hotspur’s new home aims to balance the needs of diehard supporters with an incoming generation of more casual fans.

Football Capsule by Bord Studio. Photos Gyorgy Palko

Bord Studio bottles a big atmosphere into a small stadium

BUDAPEST – The building’s namesake previously played for his home town and his country but the architect has another name for the 5000-seat stadium: The Football Capsule.

The roof extends back and folds to ground level to become spectator stands.

Saucier + Perrotte and HCMA sculpt stadium for Montreal park

MONTREAL – Two Canadian firms collaborate on a football stadium for a quarry-cum-nature-reserve in Montreal.

The stadium by Herzog & de Meuron will be one of the stages in the 2016 European Football Championship.

Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux by Herzog & de Meuron

BORDEAUX – Herzog & de Meuron completes the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux combining smooth curves and straight lines, creating an uplifting stadium.

Stade Vélodrome’s new roof canopy has become one of the Marseille’s most recognizable objects.

Stade Vélodrome by SCAU

MARSEILLE – In anticipation of the 2016 European Championship, Marseille’s Stade Vélodrome has been transformed by Paris-based architects SCAU, and local architect Didier Rogeon.

The stadium’s roof provides shelter from the city’s tropical heat to its 55,000 occupants.

Singapore Sports Hub by DP Architects and Arup Associates

SINGAPORE – The Singapore Sports Hub offers a multifunctional programme, the largest free-spanning dome in the world and sweeping views of the city.

The new basketball stadium houses one of the country’s most prolific teams

Dongguan Basketball Stadium by Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

DONGGUAN – Dongguan’s love affair with basketball might seem idiosyncratic, but when a new stadium was needed, Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner stepped in.

The project lays ground for the much needed revamp of a local vocational high school’s sports facilities.

1/2 Stadium by Interval Architects

BEIJING – The 1/2 Stadium project lays ground for the much needed and long overdue revamp of a local vocational high school’s sports facilities. 

The Allianz Riviera Stadium attests commitment to the world of sports, cultural events and sustainable development.

Allianz Riviera Stadium by Wilmotte & Associés

NICE – The objective of the newly-built Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice, France by international design practice Wilmotte & Associés goes beyond the simple yearning to build a visually …

'The whale's head'.

Liège Ice Rink by L’Escaut – Weinand

LIÈGE – L’Escaut Architects and Bureau d’études Weinand teamed up to build an Olympic sized ice rink in Liège, Belgium.

The structure rests on a diamond-shaped island between two existing waterways.

London Olympic Stadium by Populous

LONDON – With just a few hours to go until the 2012 Olympic Summer Games kick off in London, take a peek at the stadium that will house the opening ceremonies tonight.

To make the structure more energy efficient, the architects designed a so-called cable net roof structure.

London 2012 Velodrome by Hopkins Architects

LONDON – It’s fitting that Hopkins Architects’ Olympic Velopark – to be used for indoor cycling races – was inspired by the efficiency and beauty of a bicycle.