Sunday Projects :: Brasilia Athletics Stadium (2nd prize)
Project Location: Brasília, BR
The New Athletic Stadium of Brasilia is designed based on rethinking functionality of sports in today’s social communication.
Composition of the Stadium is a contradiction itself, classical ancient typology of a stadium has fleeted to a new approach. It gains a rectangular form and it is based in straight lines and sharp angles, although the form itself is monumental with applied combination of materials, it gains lightness and elegance that would compare to the iconic curved structures of Oscar Niemeyer. Therefore the Stadium works as a sculptural landmark.
Defining part of the new approach is integration and communication, not only inside the Stadium, but also in a dialog between it and its surroundings and society. Through this concept Stadium gains a wide entrance part, it becomes easily accessible to everyone and also eases the evacuation process in unlikely case of need for it...
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