This week it’s brand spanking new stadiums that are hitting the headlines around the globe so we take a look at what direction architects are taking modern stadiums, as well as a round up of property news.
BIG has created an inspired design for a new stadium in Texas that will house the Texas rodeo. The roof is designed like a domed chess board with Ingels describing the shape as a “submerged sphere”. It will house a multi-purpose arena and also a 40,000 seat stadium. The arena will be used most for the Austin Rodeo but will also show hockey games and concerts. The stadium will show football, rugby and matches as well being used for music festivals.
British firm Light Earth Designs create a sustainable cricket pavilion in the Rwandan capital of Kigali. The company’s goal is to implement renewable, locally made projects that are culturally appropriate for communities in the developing world.