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According to Arup, the Precinct will include “an indoor aquatic centerwith two Olympic size pools and a diving pool, a multipurpose sports pavilion housing an indoor athletics track and tennis academy, plus external training fields.” The stadium will be flexible – big enough to accommodate up to 40,000 spectators and, by removing the top tier of seating, the capacity can be reduced to 25,000 in legacy mode.

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Structural design, facade engineering, fire safety, sustainability and other technical services will be handled by Arup, which stated that “the project is targeting a LEED Gold certification and incorporates a variety of additional sustainable design aspects such as green roofs, photovoltaic and solar thermal panels, energy use reduction initiatives and water recycling.”

+ RFA Fenwick Iribarren Architects

+ Arup

Via World Architecture News