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Finalists announced for Japan’s New National Stadium

Zaha Hadid Architects Entry No.17 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council
Zaha Hadid Architects Entry No.17 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council

Tadao Ando and the Japan Sport Council (JSC) have announced the eleven finalists who will compete in the final round of the international competition for the New National Stadium Japan. With the reconstruction, the National Stadium hopes to attract world-class events with the world’s largest spectator capacity and the world’s finest hospitality. The new stadium is already committed to hosting the 2019 Rugby World Cup and is slated for competition in 2018. Tadao Ando describes: “Our wish is to see a stadium designed by someone who shares this earth, with wisdom and technology that looks to the future of out planet.” The finalists after the break…

Cox Architecture pty LTD Entry No.2 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council
Cox Architecture pty LTD Entry No.2 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council

Populous:

Populous Entry No.9 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council
Populous Entry No.9 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council

UNStudio / Yamashita Sekkei Inc.:

UNStudio / Yamashita Sekkei Inc. Entry No.12 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council
UNStudio / Yamashita Sekkei Inc. Entry No.12 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council

Zaha Hadid Architects: 

Zaha Hadid Architects Entry No.17 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council
Zaha Hadid Architects Entry No.17 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council

Tabanlioglu Architects Consultancy Limited Company:

Tabanlioglu Architects Consultancy Limited Company Entry No.24 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council
Tabanlioglu Architects Consultancy Limited Company Entry No.24 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council

Dorell.Ghotmeh.Tane / Architects & A+Architecture:

Dorell.Ghotmeh.Tane / Architects & A+Architecture Entry No.26 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council
Dorell.Ghotmeh.Tane / Architects & A+Architecture Entry No.26 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council

Azusa Sekkei Co., Ltd.:

Azusa Sekkei Co., Ltd. Entry No. 32 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council
Azusa Sekkei Co., Ltd. Entry No. 32 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council

Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects:

Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects Entry No. 33 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council
Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects Entry No. 33 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council

SANAA + Nikken Sekkei Ltd:

SANAA + Nikken Sekkei Ltd. Entry No. 34 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council
SANAA + Nikken Sekkei Ltd. Entry No. 34 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council

gmp.International GmbH: 

gmp.International GmbH Entry No.35 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council
gmp.International GmbH Entry No.35 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council

Mitsuru Man Senda and Environment Design Institute:

Mitsuru Man Senda and Environment Design Institute Entry No.37 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council
Mitsuru Man Senda and Environment Design Institute Entry No.37 - Courtesy of Japan Sport Council

A winner is expected to be announced in mid-November. Jury Chair: Tadao Ando Jury Members: Hiroyuki Suzuki, Takayuki Kishii, Hiroshi Naito, Makoto Yasuoka, Junji Ogura, Shunichi Tokura, Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, Ichiro Kono

Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "Finalists announced for Japan’s New National Stadium " 30 Oct 2012. ArchDaily. Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/288442/288442/>