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maria flor
maria flor • Apr 10, 2011

Stadiums around the World

This thread is dedicated to all the stadiums in every place around the world.
Post any stadium in this thread and say something about it...its technical details, amazing design or its uniqueness from other stadium.😀
maria flor
maria flor • Apr 10, 2011
Kaohsiung National Stadium
Capacity: 55,000 (With Expansion Seats)
40,000 (Regular Seat)

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Currently the largest stadium in Taiwan in terms of its capacity. It has a semi spiral-shaped, like a dragon. It is the first solar-powered stadium in the world.
CIVILPRINCESS
CIVILPRINCESS • Apr 10, 2011
the georgia dome in USA.
It has uniqueness to it. It is not made using full concrete or full steel. It is the world’s first large-scale oval dome. It is made using light weight fabrics and is made to stay stiff by using some tensegrity structures.
it has some awesome new stuff we can learn.
check out this: Georgia Dome - The Fabric Roofed Architecture - CrazyEngineers
anuraadha
anuraadha • Apr 10, 2011
(New) Wembley Stadium
The largest European football/soccer arena in the world consist of 90,000 seats, 436ft arch that will support 5,000 tons of the 7,000-ton movable roof — a structural solution that eliminates the need for pillars that could obscure visitors' views. With a span of 315 meters, the arch will be the longest single-span roof structure in the world and will be visible from all parts of London.The stadium includes two giant video screens, each roughly the size of 600 TV sets.
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maria flor
maria flor • Apr 12, 2011
Beijing National Stadium popularly know as Bird's Nest
This stadium was used during 2008 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, China. The stadium has a 24-hr/day rainwater collector which is located near the stadium. The water is then purified and being used throughout and around the stadium.By means of pipes which is placed under the playing surface gather heat in the winter to warm the stadium and coldness in the summer to cool the stadium.
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maria flor
maria flor • Apr 14, 2011
THE SOCCER CITY STADIUM(2010 FIFA World Cup)
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* Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng province
* Coordinates: 26° 14′ 5″ S, 27° 58′ 56″ E
* Capacity: 94 500 seats (88 430 permanent)
* Status: Major upgrade
* Cost: R3.3-billion (US$ 440-million)
* Architect: Boogertman Urban Edge
* Contractor: Grainaker-LTA / Interbeton joint venture
* Upgrade began: 1 February 2007
* World Cup matches: 8
maria flor
maria flor • Apr 14, 2011
THE CAPE TOWN STADIUM (2010 FIFA World Cup)
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* Location: Cape Town, Western Cape province
* Alternate name: Green Point Stadium
* Coordinates: 33° 54′ 12″ S, 18° 24′ 40″ E
* Capacity: 66 000 seats (55 000 permanent)
* Status: New construction
* Cost: R4.4-billion ($600-million)
* Architect: GMP Architects
* Contractor: Murray & Roberts / WBHO joint venture
* Construction began: March 2007
* World Cup matches: 8
maria flor
maria flor • Apr 14, 2011
THE NELSON MANDELA BAY STADIUM (2010 FIFA World Cup)
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* Location: Port Elizabeth (Nelson Mandela Bay municipality), Eastern Cape province
* Coordinates: 33° 56′ 16″ S, 25° 35′ 56″ E
* Capacity: 46 082 seats (42 000 permanent)
* Status: New construction
* Cost: R2.05-billion (US$270-million)
* Architect: Architectural Design Associates / Dominic Bonnesse Architects
* Contractor: Grinaker-LTA / Interbeton / Ibhayi joint venture
* Construction began: March 2007
* World Cup matches: 8
maria flor
maria flor • Apr 14, 2011
THE ROYAL BAFOKENG STADIUM(2010 FIFA World Cup)
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* Location: Rustenburg, North West province
* Coordinates: 25° 34′ 42.96″ S, 27° 9′ 38.52″ E
* Capacity: 44 530 seats
* Status: Upgrade
* Architect: BSP Architects
* Contractor: No main contractor
* Construction began: September 2007
* World Cup matches: 6
maria flor
maria flor • Apr 14, 2011
THE DURBAN STADIUM (2010 FIFA World Cup)
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* Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal province
* Alternate name: Moses Mabhida Stadium
* Coordinates: 29º 49' 46" S, 31º 01' 49" E
* Capacity: 69 957 seats (54 000 permanent)
* Status: New construction
* Cost: R3.4-billion ($450-million)
* Architect: iBhola Lethu
* Contractor: Group 5 / WBHO / Pandev joint venture
* Construction began: October 2008
* World Cup matches: 7
maria flor
maria flor • Apr 16, 2011
Wembley Stadium
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This is a football stadium located in Wembley Park, in the Borough of Brent, London, England. The stadium's signature feature is a circular section lattice arch of 7m.(23 ft) internal diameter with a 315 m (1,033 ft) span, erected some 22° off true, and rising to 133 m (436 ft). This stadium has a capacity of 90,000.
maria flor
maria flor • Apr 17, 2011
Olympic Stadium (London)
The London Olympic Stadium[/B] is the centerpiece of the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. This stadium is located at Marshgate Lane in Stratford in the Lower Lea Valley. It has a capacity of approximately 80,000. A cable supported roof structure will cover approximately two thirds of the stadium's seating. There will be no food outlets inside the 80,000-seat arena, which reduces the need for kitchens and higher levels of fire protection associated with cooking.
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maria flor
maria flor • Apr 20, 2011
Nanjing Olympic Sports Center
This stadium is located in Nanjing Hexi New City which covers an area of 89.6 hectares and has total construction area of about 401,000 square meters. This will be the main venue of the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics and of the 10th National Games of the People's Republic of China. It has a capacity of 60,000 spectators.
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maria flor
maria flor • Apr 23, 2011
Melbourne Cricket Ground
This is located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Australia. It is the tenth largest stadium in the world and holds the world record for the highest light towers at any sporting venue with a capacity of 100,018 (includes standing room).
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