“NIZHNY NOVGOROD STADIUM"

“NIZHNY NOVGOROD STADIUM" Russia

2017

Football stadium for 45,000 viewers in Nizhny Novgorod is designed for games 1/8 and 1/4 finals of the 2018 World Cup. 

Stadium and equipped park area around it are located in Nizhny Novgorod Arrow region - an elongated piece of land located on the lower bank at the confluence of the Oka and Volga. Land allocated for construction is adjacent to the area of historic buildings on the territory of which the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - an architectural monument of federal significance is located – this territory is easily visible from the heights of the city center. 

Initiator of the project: the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation 
Land Area: 21.6 ha
The total area: 127,500 m²
The amount of metal structures: more than 10 000 tonnes
Deadline: 2015-2017

Unique image of a stadium is built due to associations with Volga nature  such as  wind and water. At the same time, the location close to the historic quarters gave the building restraint and rigor silhouette. Easy regular frame which is formed arranged in a circle three-edged pillars bears a translucent canopy over the stands and spectator lobby. 

The stadium is a modern sports facility, which meets all the requirements of FIFA and UEFA to such arenas. Taking into consideration that the stadium is a major public building designed to serve the city for many years, the design originally laid the possibility of its diverse use as a multi-functional complex for a variety of public events.

 

 Unique image of a stadium is built due to associations with Volga nature such as wind and water. At the same time, its location close to the historic quarters gave the building restraint and rigor silhouette. Easy regular frame which is formed by three-edged pillars arranged in a circle bears a translucent canopy over the spectator lobby stands and. The building is surrounded by pedestrian gallery towardswhich lead the ladders directed at tangential trajectory, which underlines the inherent dynamics of the stadium. In the evening, there is an architectural illumination of facades, which emphasizes their flexibility and lightness.