eco-stadium

Apogee Stadium: US’ First LEED Platinum Stadium Uses Wind Turbines to Power its Games

Apogee Stadium: US’ First LEED Platinum Stadium Uses Wind Turbines to Power its Games

Located in Denton, Texas, Apogee Stadium is the US's first LEED Platinum collegiate football stadium and the first one to be powered with wind turbines. UNT was awarded a $2 million grant by the State

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Shenzhen’s New Bao’an Stadium Evokes the Greenery of China’s Bamboo Forests

Shenzhen’s New Bao’an Stadium Evokes the Greenery of China’s Bamboo Forests

Located in the Bao'an District, the new stadium was designed as a perfect circle to fit within the urban space without any specific orientation. Access into the stadium can be gained from almost every

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GMP Architekten Completes 3 Sparkling Crystalline Stadiums for Shenzhen’s Universiade Games

GMP Architekten Completes 3 Sparkling Crystalline Stadiums for Shenzhen’s Universiade Games

The overall master plan for the complex places the three stadiums as a centerpiece with landscaped elements and a lake surrounding them. GMP Architekten made use of the typical elements of a traditional

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Herzog & de Meuron Unveil Plans for Solar Powered Stadium in Bordeaux

Herzog & de Meuron Unveil Plans for Solar Powered Stadium in Bordeaux

The stadium is located in the city's green belt district in the Lac quarter and has been designed to have a direct connection with the surrounding environment. Square in volume, the structure is

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London Olympic Stadium Could Be Replaced Needlessly With One More “Soccer-Friendly”

London Olympic Stadium Could Be Replaced Needlessly With One More “Soccer-Friendly”

The 2012 London Olympics haven't even happened yet and already plans are in the works to tear down one of the stadiums and build a new one in its place. You may have heard about the dispute between the

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Elegant Grand Stade de Casablanca Stadium To Be Built In An Abandoned Quarry

Elegant Grand Stade de Casablanca Stadium To Be Built In An Abandoned Quarry

The Moroccan National Football team is set to have a brand new stadium designed by French studio Scau in collaboration with local, Moroccan firm Archi Design. The Grand Stade de Casablanca will be built

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Greener SF 49ers Stadium Plan Includes Eco Hotel Where Fans Can Watch from Their Rooms

Greener SF 49ers Stadium Plan Includes Eco Hotel Where Fans Can Watch from Their Rooms

When we read that plans to re-envision Candlestick Park (home of the San Francisco 49ers) were afoot, we expected to see yet another of the steady stream of proposals that look to professional sports to

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New Zealand’s Eden Park Renovated for 2011 Rugby World Cup

New Zealand’s Eden Park Renovated for 2011 Rugby World Cup

Eden Park is located in a historic neighborhood of Aukland, and with the construction of a new and much larger stadium many were concerned about the impact the large project would have on their daily

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Foster + Partners Unveil Solar World Cup Stadium for Qatar

Foster + Partners Unveil Solar World Cup Stadium for Qatar

Qatar is bidding to host the World Cup in 2022, and now they've got Foster + Partners backing them up with a stunning energy-efficient world-class football stadium. The Lusail Iconic Stadium was revealed

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Football Stadium for Fruit Made From Recycled Produce Crates

Football Stadium for Fruit Made From Recycled Produce Crates

This fruitalicious sculpture by Netherlands-based artist Helmut Smits has got us thinking about how we can transform our own fruit bowl into a fabulous piece of art this weekend. Built out of recycled

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Populous Unveils Futuristic Honeycomb-Shaped Leeds Arena

Populous Unveils Futuristic Honeycomb-Shaped Leeds Arena

The new Leeds Arena is the cornerstone of a project that seeks to regenerate the city. The stadium will be located in the city center on Claypit Lane, and construction is expected to begin in 2010 and be

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Qatar Bids for 2022 World Cup With Stunning Solar-Powered Stadiums

Qatar Bids for 2022 World Cup With Stunning Solar-Powered Stadiums

Believe it or not, countries are already bidding to host the World Cup as far out as 2022, and Qatar has submitted their bid, which includes a slew of solar powered stadiums as well as significant

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Stunning Eco Stadium Scores Green Goal for 2010 World Cup

Stunning Eco Stadium Scores Green Goal for 2010 World Cup

Photo credit: ©Marcus Bredt As countries around the globe get amped up for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, we're getting just as excited about all the new architecture and development that's

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Gigantic Flower-Shaped Green Stadium Blossoming in China

Gigantic Flower-Shaped Green Stadium Blossoming in China

Construction is currently in progress on what will be the largest sports park in China, featuring "picturesque and sustainable public spaces" as well an Olympic-size stadium inspired by the local flora

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First LEED Certified NFL Stadium Ever Coming to LA

First LEED Certified NFL Stadium Ever Coming to LA

A design for the new Los Angeles NFL stadium is in the works and it is set to be the first NFL stadium ever to become LEED certified. Designed by Aedas, a global architecture firm, the Los Angeles Stadium

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London’s Olympic Stadium to Be Made Out of Recycled Guns and Knives!

London’s Olympic Stadium to Be Made Out of Recycled Guns and Knives!

As the world eagerly awaits the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, London is ramping up their own construction plans for the 2012 Olympics. And we just learned this exciting little tidbit about the super

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Blue Volcano is a Solar Cloud-Topped Eco-Stadium for Zagreb, Croatia

Blue Volcano is a Solar Cloud-Topped Eco-Stadium for Zagreb, Croatia

With a lightweight skin, recycled materials, solar power, and a somewhat crazy-lookin’ volcano-esque shape, this “cloud-covered” stadium in Zagreb has tons of eco-promise. Designed by

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Tokyo’s 2016 Olympic Bid Includes Stunning Solar Powered Stadium

Tokyo’s 2016 Olympic Bid Includes Stunning Solar Powered Stadium

It must be eco-stadium madness here at Inhabitat, because here's yet another stadium design, this time as part of Tokyo's bid proposal for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Tomorrow is the big day for the

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