2014 Incheon Asian Games Main Stadium / Populous

The competition-winning design of the main stadium for the 17th Asian games in Incheon, in South Korea, illustrates a new level of sustainable design in stadia in Asia. The stadium will hold 70,000 people for the main event in 2014 and will reduce down to a single sided grandstand for 30,000 afterward as a People’s Park for the city of Incheon. The global architecture firm, Populous, formerly HOK Sport Venue Event, is designing Incheon stadium with local firm Heerim Architects and Planners.

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "2014 Incheon Asian Games Main Stadium / Populous" 12 Oct 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/37460/2014-incheon-asian-games-main-stadium-populous/>