Champions League Architecture!


To commemorate the victory of Barcelona in this years Champions League, we will look at the architecture of the L’Estadi Camp Nou that was built between 1954 and 1957, and was due to be refurbished by British Architect Norman Foster. Although originally planned to be called Estadi del FC Barcelona, the more popular name Camp Nou was used.  It was designed by … Read More

Architecture of South African World Cup Stadia


Dublin Architect Architecture of South African World Cup Stadia image

World Cup semi-final stadium in Cape Town [68,000 capacity] Table Mountain, Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean are the natural landmark features that form the skyline for the new Cape Town stadium. The architects and engineers involved (gmp – von Gerkan, Marg and Partners Architects, Berlin, Germany in cooperation with Louis Karol and Point Architects and Urban Designers) had the … Read More