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Arup Associates
Qatar World Cup Showcase

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 […]


Public Architecture Now!
Philip Jodidio

We tend to divide buildings into two basic categories—private structures such as houses, and public buildings like railway stations, concert halls or museums. Public buildings have limits of their own: whether a courthouse or an airport, a stadium or college campus, questions of style, function or cost are clearly posed. Resolving such tensions is just […]


World Architecture Festival Awards (WAF)
Shortlist 2011 part. 3

Sport Allen Jack + Cottier | Milson Island Sport and Recreation Centre (Milson Island, Australia) Located on a small island in the Hawkesbury River, the sports complex is naturally ventilated to stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter and collects rainwater for use on site. The curved design of the building exploits […]