Konya City Stadium’s faceted artificial-turf facade reflects the colors of the city football team

March 30, 2015 by  
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World Cup Stadium Embarrassingly Incomplete Just Days Ahead of Opening Day in Brazil

June 2, 2014 by  
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With just days to go before the World Cup opening ceremony in São Paulo, the venue for the event is still not completed. After a string of construction delays and the deaths of three workers on the site, the venue was only able to seat a 56 percent capacity crowd when it hosted a final test game on Sunday June 1, 2014. FIFA secretary general Jérôme Valcke took to Twitter to voice his frustration that the venue will not get a proper trial run before the June 12, 2014 opening event. Read the rest of World Cup Stadium Embarrassingly Incomplete Just Days Ahead of Opening Day in Brazil Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arena Corinthians , Brasil , Brazil , fifa , football , Jerome Valcke , protests , sao Paulo , Soccer , sport , stadiums , World Cup , World Cup stadiums not finished

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Perforated Screen Around Tokyo’s MoyaMoya House Protects the Privacy of a Hobbyist Kimono Dyer

June 2, 2014 by  
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Air Travel Across Brazil Will Double 2014 World Cup Carbon Emissions Compared to 2010

December 12, 2013 by  
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Brazil photo via  Shutterstock All those airplanes crisscrossing Brazil for the 2014 World Cup next summer will nearly double carbon emissions compared to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa . According to the  Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) , the event will kick 2.72 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere with nearly 80 percent of the pollution coming from jet travel to the 64 matches played in 12 stadiums. Read the rest of Air Travel Across Brazil Will Double 2014 World Cup Carbon Emissions Compared to 2010 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2014 World Cup Brazil , air travel , airplanes , Brazil , carbon dioxide , carbon emissions , carbon footprint , fifa , flights , football , Pollution , Soccer , South Africa , World Cup        

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Luminous Saltygloo Pavilion 3D-Printed From Sea Salt!

December 12, 2013 by  
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Beautiful Soho Loft Sectioned into Cozy Rooms Using Prefab Panels

December 12, 2013 by  
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When architect Ali Tayar was faced with an overly large Soho loft , he decided to look to the 1960s for inspiration on how to create a more personal space. Based off of late Swiss architect Fritz Haller ’s geometric models of furniture, the apartment’s redesign called for a series of freestanding prefab panels to divide up the large area so that it made more sense for the occupant. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Ali Tayar , eco design , Fritz haller , green design , modular units , prefabricated architecture , soho loft , Soho loft conversion , sustainable design        

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Zaha Hadid’s Qatar World Cup Stadium Uses Passive Design to Tackle Desert Heat

November 19, 2013 by  
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Zaha Hadid Architects just unveiled plans for the first of up to nine stadiums that will be constructed for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. Located in Al Wakrah, a fishing port 15km south of Doha, the 40,000-seat venue will make use of passive design features to keep the venue cool during the scorching summer months. The stadium’s overall design was influenced by the shape of a traditional Arab dhow, a local fishing boat that can be found in the nearby port. Read the rest of Zaha Hadid’s Qatar World Cup Stadium Uses Passive Design to Tackle Desert Heat Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 000-seat venue in Qatar , 40 , Al Wakrah , architecture and engineering firm AECOM , engineered timber , fishing port 15km south of Doha , passive cooling system , Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Stadium , temporary seating , Zaha Hadid Architects        

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Construction to Begin on Zaha Hadid’s Sustainable 2022 World Cup Stadium in Qatar

June 6, 2013 by  
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In preparation for hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup , Qatar has hired starchitect Zaha Hadid to design a sprawling new soccer stadium. Hadid’s studio will partner with  AECOM  to construct the stadium in Al Wakrah outside of Doha. Details of the design are still a bit fuzzy, but the new stadium will use renewable energy to cool the spectators in the desert climate. Read the rest of Construction to Begin on Zaha Hadid’s Sustainable 2022 World Cup Stadium in Qatar Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2022 FIFA World Cup , aecom , Al Wakrah , Doha , eco design , green design , qatar , sustainable design , sustainable stadium , zaha hadid        

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Populous Designs Swirling Sustainable Stadium for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Rostov, Russia

December 20, 2012 by  
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In anticipation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup , Russia has commissioned architecture firm Populous to design the new Rostov Stadium. Inspired by ancient Kurgan burial mounds , the stadium swirls up from the ground, harmonizing with the surrounding landscape. The new Rostov Stadium will join the three other sustainable stadiums designed by Populous in Russia. Read the rest of Populous Designs Swirling Sustainable Stadium for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Rostov, Russia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2018 FIFA , eco design , FIFA World Cup , green design , Kurgan burial mounds , populous , Rostov Stadium , sustainable design , sustainable stadium

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Arup’s Zero-Carbon 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar Showcase Stadium Nominated for WAN Award

July 10, 2012 by  
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