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Sochi 2014 Olympic Stadium – Sochi, Russia

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Building: Sochi 2014 Olympic Stadium
Location: Sochi, Russia
Expected Completion: 2012
Architect: Populous
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
AE Interests: Transparent building skin and exposed structural elements to leave view corridors to mountains and sea. Also, will illuminate at night to represent the spectacle of the Games. The stadium also has a legacy plan to serve as a key stadium in the 2018 FIFA World Cup after it is used for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Capacity: 40,000 Olympic mode, 45,000 FIFA mode

Written by Alex Olivas

September 1, 2011 at 1:33 pm

Posted in Under Construction

Emirates Stadium – London, U.K.

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Building: Emirates Stadium
Location: London, UK
Completed: 2006
Architect: Populous
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Construction: Sir Robert McAlpine
Construction Consultants: Arcadis AYH
Client: Arsenal Football Club
AE Interests: toughened glass plank facade with glazed and woven steel mesh screens overlapping, and a metallic roof floating above concrete bowl of seats.
Capacity: 60,000

Written by Alex Olivas

September 1, 2011 at 10:35 am

Posted in Built

Nanjing Sports Park – Jiangsu Province, China

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Building: Nanjing Sports Park
Location: Jiangsu Province, China
Completed: 2005
Architect: Populous
Engineer: Sinclair Knight Merz
AE Interests: Domed roof using twin arches to create a clear span, and master plan creates a multifunctional environment.
Capacity: 60,000

Written by Alex Olivas

September 1, 2011 at 10:11 am

Posted in Built

Estadio das Dunas – Natal, Brazil

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Building: Estadio das Dunas – “The Stadium of the Dunes”
Location: Natal, Brazil
Expected Completion: FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014
Architect: Populous
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Client: State Government Rio Grande do Norte
AE Interests: Focuses on “grand space”, obstructs direct sunlight while allowing on-shore breezes to reach the fans.
Capacity: 40,000 – general seats, 2,500 – club seats, 22 suites

Written by Alex Olivas

August 31, 2011 at 5:33 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Grand Stade de l’Olympique Lyonnais – Lyon, France

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Building: Grand Stade de l’Olympique Lyonnais
Location: Lyon, France
Expected Completion: 2013
Architect: Populous
AE Interests: The roof will not only provide shelter, shade and comfort, but it will also have the ability to make the stadium reach out to the sky by illuminating into a glowing object.
Capacity: 60,000

Written by Alex Olivas

August 31, 2011 at 1:41 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

Sports City Stadium – Doha, Qatar

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Building: Sports City Stadium
Location: Doha, Qatar
Expected Completion: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
Architect: Populous
AE Interests: One of 12 conceptual stadiums for the winning 2022 Qatar World Cup whose design has inspiration from a nomadic Bedouin tribe tent. The venue’s infrastructure will harness its energy directly from the sun to provide lighting, cooling, heating and electricity. This stadium is to be the most environmentally sustainable one in the world as it will achieve zero carbon emissions.
Capacity: ~47,000

Written by Alex Olivas

August 30, 2011 at 5:25 pm

Posted in Proposed Design

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