|Cost||3,8 mld HUF|
Description: Aranycsapat Stadion
The stadium built in western outskirts of Budapest is expected to become the heart of national football academy. This is why its current name is Aranycsapat (Golden Team, referring to past success of the national team) and youth representatives of Hungary are to stage their home games here.
The stadium was created by the team of famous architect Imre Makovecz. He was known for unique compositions of wood and concrete in his works, widely perceived as part of 'organic architecture'. This may clearly be seen in the roof structure, resembling a forest and being actually vastly made of wood.
Hungary: Billions for new stadiums in 2015
They opened three new stadiums in 2014. This year works are to commence or progress at 22 (!) major projects. The government plans to spend 67.144 billion forints.
New stadium: Puskás Akadémia Pancho Aréna
An amazing forest of wooden roof supports, concrete arcades cutting the promenade around stands into sections and a unique, organic architecture. These are the most distinctive features of Hungary’s new youth national stadium. But is it good value for money?
Hungary: Finishing works at the charming youth stadium
The unique stadium in a village outside Budapest is almost ready and awaiting opening in less than two months. The spectacular roof looks just as planned and presented in renders.
Hungary: Society against public stadium investment
Republikon Institute carried out a survey showing massive opposition to government’s plans of pumping money into football stadiums. Only 16% agree that football should be the priority sport at all.
Hungary: Unique stadium rising, but can it sell out?
It won’t be among Hungary’s largest, but surely most impressive stadiums. The only problem is: who is it built for? This question is being asked as ticket demand is doubtful to provide revenues just outside Budapest.
New design: Aranycsapat Stadion
Amazing wooden roof and unique concrete structure are the key features of this ground, currently under construction in the suburbs of Budapest. It's not only intriguing visually, but also in terms of sustainability.