Gallery: Herzog & de Meuron Break Ground on Solar-Powered Bordeaux Stad...

 

Herzog & de Meuron first unveiled plans for the gorgeous solar-powered Stade de Bordeaux in 2011 – and they just broke ground on it last week! The Swiss architecture firm designed the airy stadium complex for the Euro 2016 football championship. Set to be completed by 2015, the 43,500-seat stadium features a massive solar photovoltaic plant that will harness electricity for sports games as well as the area surrounding the stadium.

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