Grand Stade Ris-Orangis
|Cost||600 mln €|
|Design||Populous, Ateliers 2/3/4|
Description: Grand Stade Ris-Orangis
New stadium in the outskirts of Paris is the result of FFR (French Rugby Federation) not finding understanding with Stade de France and thus chosing to build a stadium of their own to hold games and compete for entertainment events with the venue from Saint-Denis.
In February 2013 Populous were announced as designers and their concept has been shown. Stadium is to have retractable roof and sliding pitch.
Total size of the project is estimated at 133 hectares as an extensive commercial complex is to be built alongside the stadium.
Paris: Lawsuit against FFR after national stadium cancellation?
Mayor of Ris-Orangis confirmed his commune will file a lawsuit against French Rugby Federation for not building the proposed national stadium.
France: No second national stadium after all?
Bernard Laporte was voted the next president of French rugby federation. He stood against building the 82,000-seat national stadium in Ris-Orangis and is expected to cancel the project.
Paris: Another blow for national rugby stadium?
The French Tribunal of Auditors gave a negative opinion regarding the idea of second national stadium within Paris. It would damage Stade de France’s position, though initiators aren’t moved by that argument.
Paris: Public report against new national rugby stadium
Authors of a senatorial report strongly suggest not to build the new 82,000-capacity stadium in Ris-Orangis, south of Paris. In their opinion it may pose a threat to Stade de France. Info-stades.fr report.
France: National rugby stadium to be funded partly with bonds
With construction due to begin next year, funding needs to be secured for France's largest stadium. The national federation FFR approved issuing bonds worth €200 million, covering over one third of the project.
New designs: French giants that never were
In early February we were treated to the new, unique design of France's largest stadium. And despite other finalists being rather shy about their work, we now give you two other concepts that didn't prove equally convincing to the French Rugby Federation (FFR).
France: Second national stadium project presented!
Today the French Rugby Federation (FFR) announced the designers and future shape of their 82,000-seat stadium in Ris-Orangis. Of three finalists Populous were selected to carry out the design work.