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[6 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

The long-awaited first direct Arena in Leeds is a really sound example of how structural materials can make or break the performance of an entertainment venue. The first stadium in the UK to feature a unique fan shape which radiates out from a central stage, its location in the heart of Leeds in a highly-populated […]

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[13 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

AZ football team from Alkmaar in the Netherlands are instantly recognisable with their red and black team colours – and now they have a stadium to match thanks to the innovative use of Colorcoat Prisma®. Image source The €38m purpose-built AFAS Stadion, by Zwarts & Jansma Architects, is certainly eye-catching. Panels of red and black […]

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[9 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel has scored a good innings with its latest sports stadium project, the £32m extension of Edgbaston cricket ground, Birmingham, for Warwickshire County Cricket Club. The addition of the new Pavilion Stand, which features world-class conference facilities and a banqueting suite, means the ground is now the second-largest cricket stadium in England with a […]

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[14 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel is raising the roof at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille with this woven steel wonder, helping France reach its goal of cross-country stadia redevelopment in time for the 2016 UEFA European Football Championship. Image source The intricate design uses a massive 2,300 tonnes of Tata Steel 355® cold form structural hollow sections, all […]

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[1 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

It’s played host to some of the biggest pop and rock stars on the planet, and with £164m ploughed into its creation the award-winning Arena and Convention Centre (ACC) at the Kings Waterfront development in Liverpool’s historic dockside has certainly topped the charts as the entertainment hub of the North West. Image source Multi-talented building […]