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Sporting Chance?: the challenge of legacy-building in international stadium design

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 05.07.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

Foster + Partners' showpiece stadium for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid; image © courtesy Foster + Partners

As the cost of hosting major sporting events continues to rise, the need for something positive to be left behind once the fun and games are over becomes ever more vital. Architonic examines past and future events and the differing approaches to planning, designing, adapting and repurposing venues and infrastructure in order to create a medal-winning sporting legacy. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

to Alyn Griffiths’ article on Architonic