Gallery: Dalian Shide: China’s Stunning New Sustainable Stadium

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Sports fans, get ready for a spectacular new experience – NBBJ recently revealed their design for China’s new Dalian Shide Stadium and it’s like nothing we’ve ever seen before. Built as though the stadium literally opened up from underground, two exterior walls of the structure are covered in grass and plants and the other two are open to connect the games with the city and allow glimpses of the intense action inside. Sustainability is a top priority and the design includes water recycling, daylighting, renewable energy and the beautiful and original living walls on the exterior.

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  1. krobinson November 8, 2010 at 12:39 am

    That’s really amazing news. I liked the idea of power generation by wind turbines and solar panels. That’s really innovative and in favor of environmental health.

  2. Foster + Partners Unvei... October 6, 2010 at 6:57 pm

    […] Foster + Partners’ stadium adds a big name to Qatar’s bid for the World Cup in 2022. The country is currently competing against eight other bids for the 2018 and 2022 games, including Australia, South Korea, the United States, England, Japan, Russia, Spain and Portugal, and Belgium and The Netherlands. F+P project has been designed as the main stadium for Doha, the Capital of Qatar, and it would be used for the opening ceremonies and opening games as well as the final matches. The stadium is characterized by a saddle-shaped roof that appears to float above the concrete seating bowl with a retractable canopy that can fully open or close. A reflective pool of water encircles the entire stadium and spectators must cross a moat to reach the eco stadium. […]

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