Meet the new football stadium, which will be built starting with 2014 in Craiova, Romania. The wonderful football arena will replace the current “Ion Oblemenco” Stadium and will be the 4th of the 3 ultra modern day stadiums currently opened in current years in Romania (from Bucharest -235 million euros, Cluj’s stadium-35 million euros and Ploiesti -17 million euros). The project envisioned by Romanian multi-disciplinary style practice Proiect Bucuresti looks magnificent on paper and miniature and it can compete with the National Arena in Bucharest, but at a a lot lower price tag.
The future stadium will have a 40,000 seats capacity, will cover an region of approximately 100,000 square meters, and will be element of a bigger sports complex including one more small stadium, athletics track with 5,000 seats and a park linking the Polyvalent Hall with the stadium. Its construction is supposed to begin in the summer season of 2014 and although not yet known, the charges of the 40,000-seat stadium are estimated about 25 million euros.
With a common playing field measuring 105m x 68m, heated, irrigated, drained and ventilated natural grass surface, comfortable seats arranged on two levels to have the greatest visibility attainable, and VIP skyboxes positioned in between the levels of seating about the full perimeter of the bowl, Craiova’s new football stadium will be ultra contemporary and will exceed European standards. It will be developed to achieve UEFA category IV (the highest level) and will host matches inside the 1-st Romanian Football League (FRF), UEFA Europa League and UEFA Champions League and for National group matches (FIFA and UEFA).
But the first point that impresses is its remarkable architectural style, that pays tribute to the renowned Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi. The specific kind of the major roof lines follows the shape utilized to make the eyebrows of one particular of his popular function “Miss Pogany”, and opens to the sky, intensifying the volume of the main bowl. They will be suggestive in daylight and the enhancement of architectural lighting at night will accentuate the building when viewed from the center of the town.The stands coverage and the protection beneath stairs space is solved by a single element like a dome starting from a perfect ellipse base in program. The sculptural form opened to the sky and highlighted by the structural “ribs” architecturally illuminated thanks to transparent and translucent components will boost the value of the interior space.
The outcome is a dynamic constructing architecture with arched shapes which will impress the viewer. The project that architects of Proiect Bucuresti comes with, proposes an ecological approach to the environment, so the materials and technologies utilised to constructed this football arena will be sustainable and will integrate green power sources such as photovoltaic cells, ground supply heating/cooling and deep nicely water sources. They will select really very carefully the materials in order to protect spectators in unfavorable weather circumstances and guarantee in the very same time the stadium is flooded with all-natural light necessary to keep the stadium’s pitch.
Artificial photosynthetic systems for the identical goal. Apart from the stadium, the landscape of the sports complex will be enhanced with new landscaping, public parks, pedestrian walkways and parking as well, transforming this very modern day region into a powerful landmark that will boost the improvement of Craiova. Verify out the video at the finish of this post!
Photos © Proiect Bucuresti
Place: Craiova, Romania
Architects: Proiect Bucuresti
Status: Notion style
Region: 25.000 square meters
Execution period: 2014-2017