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  • Designed for the Qatar world cup and subsequent potential Olympics, the stadium resort has a life and community of its own and will continue to be a destination after hosting major sporting and entertainment events. The stadium resort could also be sited off the coast of a developing nation whose infrastructure would not normally be […]


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  • A 500-seat model stadium designed by Arup Associates played a significant role in Qatar’s successful bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. While football’s governing body is keen to use the event to promote the game in parts of the world where there is the potential to develop new audiences, it had strong doubts […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects has won the international competition to build the new National Stadium of Japan. The Practice, which produced the London Aquatics Centre for the 2012 Olympic Games, was selected ahead of 45 other international architecture firms for the US $1.62bn development. The announcement was made in Tokyo by celebrated Japanese architect Tadao Ando, […]


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