New National Stadium (IX)
|Construction||? - 2018|
|Design||SANAA, Nikken Sekkei|
New National Stadium (IX) – design description
The vision has been submitted as part of international design competition for New National Stadium of Japan. Part of the requirements of Japan Sport Council was for the venue to host Olympics and World Cup final in optimum conditions. Thus the retractable seating encircling field of play and retractable roof over it.
New designs: Is the future of Tokyo hidden in one of them?
While we await for new design competition, let’s remind some of the best works submitted in the original one. It’s highly possible some of these architects will launch a second attempt.