Category Archives: Stadiums

Lincoln Financial Field by NBBJ

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Oct 2016 3:03 pm | Stadiums

The Lincoln Financial Field located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was designed by the NBBJ architectural practice in collaboration with Agroos Lovera Architects in 2001 and it is now the home of the Philadelphia Eagles. The stadium has a capacity of 68532 seats and it replaced the Veterans Stadium as the home stadium of the Eagles offering a larger number of luxury and wheelchair accessible seats and services better suited to contemporary standards. There are several LED video displays included in the…

Craiova Football Stadium Proposal by Proiect Bucuresti

By : Dennis Franklin | 9 Mar 2016 2:01 am | Stadiums

The architectural practice Proiect Bucuresti designed the Craiova Football Stadium in Romania to replace the existing “Ion Oblemenco” Stadium. The project will have seats for 40000 spectators and its shape, especially the roof, is a tribute to the “Miss Pogany” sculpture created by Constantin Brancusi. The volume of the structure will attract attention during the daytime and through the architectural lighting it will become a beacon of light during the night time when it will be visible from the center…

University of Phoenix Stadium by Eisenman Architects and Popoulous

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 Feb 2016 1:25 am | Stadiums

The University of Phoenix Stadium was opened in 2006 as the home of the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League and the annual Fiesta Bowl. The project is located in Glendale, Arizona and was designed by the practice of Eisenman Architects in collaboration with Popoulous (HOK Sport) with 63400 seats being voted one of the 10 most impressive sports facilities in the world by the Business Week due to its retractable roof and roll in natural grass field. The…

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

By : Dennis Franklin | 17 Feb 2016 1:01 am | Stadiums

Located in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium was designed by the Architectural Design Associates Ltd & Dominic Bonnesse Architects overlooking the North End Lake. The stadium is one of the three coastal stadiums built for the FIFA World Cup of 2010 and it also hosts a rugby union, soccer matches and concerts. The capacity of the stadium if of 48459 seats and it was designed as a part of the National Construction Week Program in 2006…

The brand new Juventus Stadium

By : Mark V | 7 Jul 2015 12:21 pm | Sport Arenas, Stadiums

I’m sure a lot of sports fans have already heard about the new Juventus Stadium. It’s the home of the well known football team Juventus, the renowned serie A club. The location of the stadium was Stadio delle Alpi, located in the borough of Turin: Valette in Italy. Being a historical place for football, it was decided that the stadium needed to be rebuilt. Now it has all the facilities you can possibly desire. The plans concerning the stadium were…

The extraordinary Allianz Arena in Munich

By : Mark V | 24 Jun 2015 12:40 pm | Sport Arenas, Stadiums

Home of the two professional Munich football clubs: Bayern and TSV 1860, the Allianz Arena is located in the north of Munich, Germany and its the first stadium in the world that has a full changing color outside. The construction of the stadium started in the autumn of 2002 and just three years later, this amazing piece of architecture was completed at the end of April 2005. The Swiss architect firm Herzog & de Meuron developed the revolutionary concept of a…

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana

By : Mark V | 12 May 2015 11:28 pm | Sport Arenas, Stadiums

The home of NFL’s New Orleans Saints and also the stadium that hosts Super Bowl XLVII, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome (former Louisiana Superdome) is also a sports exhibition that resides in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Designed in 1967 by the architectural practice of Curtis and Davis, the steel frame that encompasses it covers 13 acres and the dome has a diameter of 210 meters thus it is the largest fixed structure with a dome on the…

New AC Milan Stadium by Arup

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Feb 2015 9:23 am | Stadiums

The AC Milan football club presented their plans for a new stadium in the Portello area of Milan, Italy which will be a part of a larger development open every day of the week and it features a design created by the Arup architectural practice. The stadium includes a hotel, a sports college, several restaurants, landscaped public areas and the main venue, of course, with a capacity of 48000 seats. A part of the structure will be placed underground so…

Konya City Stadium

By : Dennis Franklin | 16 Dec 2014 11:15 pm | Stadiums

The Konya City Stadium in Turkey was designed in 2014 by the practice of Bahadir Kul Architects with a total surface of 450.000 square meters incorporating a sports hall, swimming pool, velodrome and a concourse. The stadium is at a distance of 9 kilometers away from the center of the city and a railway system ensures access to it aside from the public transport. The façade is green and white which are the colors of the local team and the…

Qatar Foundation Stadium

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Dec 2014 5:32 pm | Stadiums

The Qatar Foundation Stadium is the fourth stadium revealed in preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup released by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy taking inspiration from the traditional Islamic architecture. The stadium has a capacity of 40000 seats and it was planned for the Education City of Qatar as the home of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. The interior and the façade are clad in triangular panels with translucent surfaces to change color…

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