Tag: Stadiums

Spaladium Centre, Split, Croatia, 3LHD

Spaladium Centre

Spaladium Centre, sports and business complex is located on the northern part of the Split peninsula, in the vicinity of Poljud, a sports complex with a football field and pool built for The Mediterranean Games in 1979. Spaladium Centre consists of a handball arena for 12,000 spectators, a wellness centre, […]

Mineirão Stadium, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, BCMF Arquitectos

Mineirão Stadium

Belo Horizonte. A modernist building in a modernist landscape. Mineirão Stadium and Pampulha neighborhood were conceived during the 40´s, at the beginning of the structuralist fever that would conduct the economic policies of Brazil during the following decades. Not by coincidence, Pampulha´s mentor was Juscelino Kubitschek, then mayor […]

Paris La Défense Arena, Nanterre, France, Christian de Portzamparc

Paris La Défense Arena

Text description provided by the architects. Paris La Défense Arena, which stands at the foot of the Grande Arche, opened with a Rolling Stones concert that filled the 40,000-performance capacity stadium. The project was initiated and financed by Jacky Lorenzetti, President of Racing 92, who, following an architectural competition in […]

Kiev Olympic Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine, Von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex

The Olympic Stadium of Kiev was rebuilt when the UEFA European Football Championships was held in 2012 in which Ukraine was staging jointly with Poland. The reconstruction of the stadium has a new design that manages to respect the historic fabric along with its important filigree concrete upper tier built […]