Today, the draw for South Africa’s World Cup 2010 took place. So for today’s special Round Up we’ll show you our selection of previously featured stadiums, including Soccer City Stadium, where the final game in South Africa will be played.
Inside Herzog & de Meuron Bird’s Nest We´ve seen tons of pictures of both the exterior and the inner court of Herzog & de Meuron’s bird nest in Beijing during the Olympics. But what we haven’t seen is the intermediate space inside the nest fibers, a space which looked amazing on the early renderings. But thanks to Edgar Gonzalez, we can see the colorful inners (read more…)
Taiwan Solar Powered Stadium / Toyo Ito Construction is finished for Japanese architect Toyo Ito’s Solar Powered Stadium in Taiwan. The stadium’s roof is covered by 8,844 solar panels. The stadium is located in Kaohsiung, Taiwan and it was built to coincide with the opening of the World Games, to be held this July. The “World Games Stadium” holds 55,000 spectators (read more…)
South Africa World Cup 2010: Soccer City Stadium The 2010 World Cup to be held in South Africa is less than one year away. Being perhaps the most important international competition in sports in the world, we would like to start featuring some of the stadiums that will host this magnificient competition. Soccer City Stadium is located in Johannesburg (read more…)
London 2012 Olympic Stadium / Populous The Beijing 2008 Olympics happened less than a year ago, but the preparations for the next games in London already started. Beijing’s Bird’s Nest made quite an impression for everyone who enjoyed the 2008 Olympics so Populous faced a difficult challenge in designing the Olympic Stadium for London 2012 (read more…)
New Dalian Shide FC Stadium / UNStudio After winning a limited competition, UNStudio will move forward with their design of a 38,500 m2 stadium for the Dalian Shide FC, China’s most successful club in the Chinese Super League. The new stadium will be located in the Shide’s hometown of Dalian, on the southern tip of Liaodong peninsula (read more…)