Stadiums in Poland Warsaw – National Stadium The National Stadium has a unique retractable PVC roof which unfolds from a nest on a needle suspended above the centre of the pitch. Read more… Wroclaw – Municipal Stadium The shape of the stadium is highlighted by the innovative design of its external walls. The building is covered by glass fibre mesh coated with teflon. The mesh is anchored by steel rings placed around the entire body of the stadium. The covering lends lightness and transparency to the massive structure. The colors […]
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The main sports arena in Ukraine, which will host the finals of the Euro 2012 soccer tournament, now has a logo. Soccer fans could enter a contest to have their logo chosen to represent the tourney. The winner is designer and soccer fan Sergey Melnik, who lives in Dubai. The logo is supposed to represent the inside of the stadium. Sergey’s brother traveled to Kyiv to accept the $1,200 prize on his brother’s behalf. [Alexander Melnik, Winner’s Brother]: “This is a membrane that is stretched over the stadium, and the […]
Olympic Stadium in Kiev was built in the 1920s. The last major modernization was finished in 1999, for the European Football Championships another conversion of stadium is planned.A capacity of stand is estimated at about 80 thousand seats. The stadium should gain the final shape around 2010. During Euro 2012 in the stadium in Kiev some group matches, one quarter-final and the final are expected to be played. However, there is still the possibility of changing with Warsaw (in the capital of Ukraine could take place the opening match, and […]