Nieuw Stadion Rotterdam
|Cost||313 mln €|
Description: Nieuw Stadion Rotterdam
The renderings show overall idea behind the new Feyenoord stadium. It should hold 63,000 people on three tiers of similar capacity, with 6,300 business seats and 90 skyboxes included. Roof over the pitch is to be retractable.
The stadium will have 1,500 underground parking spots, while its vicinity is hoped to be kept green. In order to minimize the number of fans travelling by car, public transportation and access routes will be much improved. This should switch the percentage of car users from 70% currently to just 30%.
Consultation over design details are to be ran in 2013. First works are expected in 2016, whilte whole stadium should be opened in 2018.
Rotterdam: Feyenoord to get a new stadium after all?
In mid-2016 we should know the future plan for Feyenoord’s stadium. No more revamps of De Kuip, this time (again!) a brand new arena is contemplated in southern Rotterdam.
Rotterdam: Winning concept of De Kuip selected
Conceptual vision by BAM Sports was confirmed to have won De Kuip’s revamp today. The old stadium will grow to 70,000 and become by far the largest in all of Benelux.
New design: De Kuip by Erick van Egeraat
The only candidate-vision of Feyenoord’s stadium redevelopment so focused on exposing the historical structure. Erick van Egeraat thinks a tribute to initial creators is key for new De Kuip.
New design: De Kuip according to Zwarts en Jansma
Holland’s most famous stadium may become even more recognizable thanks to a massive illuminated roof. That’s almost 100,000 sqm of bright ETFE membrane.
New design: De superKuip
They are the last key player to prezent their vision of how Feyenoord’s new stadium should look. Volker Wessels took full advantage of it and prepared their presentation better than anyone else.
New design: Latest proposition for De Kuip revamp
The crucial moment is getting closer and Feyenoord will soon be suggested, which option might work best for the club. With deadline for recommendation near major, players step in, presenting their concept of how a 65,000-capacity De Kuip might look.
Rotterdam: Lowering the pitch enough to get 20,000 more seats?!
If the football field gets lowered by 165cm, capacity could get as high up as 70,000 seats, claims the renowned architecture practice Zwarts en Jansma, making headlines throughout the Netherlands.
Rotterdam: Stadium future for Feyenoord for further analysis
Three specialists representing various interests are to analyse all available options and find the best long-term solution for Feyenoord. First findings should be known in January and in April the results are to be presented to the city.
Rotterdam: De Kuip to be expanded after all?
It seems that despite initial hostility campaigners opting to retain the existing stadium may be taken seriously. Stadion Feijenoord commissioner Carlo de Swart urges the club to treat the Red De Kuip campaign “damn seriously”.
Rotterdam: No new stadium for Feyenoord!
Council’s opposition smashed the dreams of building the new 63,000-seater. Now Feyenoord writes about ‘extreme dissappointment’, while opponents of the project celebrate. Will this mean renovation of De Kuip is back on the table?
Rotterdam: Council support for new stadium uncertain
Though it seemed like all obstacles are gone, now a new threat for the 63,000-seat stadium arises. Support from coalition party D66 has been withdrawn, which means the municipal bank guarantee may not be approved.
Rotterdam: City to Invest €90 million in sportpark around new stadium
Rotterdam city council supports the investment in one of Europe’s biggest sport excellence centres, planned around the new stadium. Interestingly, decision about the stadium itself isn’t officially confirmed yet, according to fd.nl.
Rotterdam: Protesters betrayed? The city supports new stadium without looking into both bids
The choice is between building a new arena next to De Kuip (€313 million) and redeveloping the current stadium to a similar standard (€117 million). What will Rotterdam support? Unexpectedly a leaked email revealed mayor and council members in favour of the more expensive solution before even analyzing both bids properly.
Rotterdam: De Kuip enthusiasts strike back
Despite Feyenoord’s determination to leave De Kuip and build a new stadium across the street, ‘Save De Kuip’ campaign isn’t giving up. Enthusiasts of reviving the existing De Kuip have just published their extensive report on the idea and will present it to city officials.
Rotterdam: European Commission may kill the new stadium?
Construction due to cost up to €360 million may not even start. European law specialist warns that the European Commission may treat the city's support as prohibited state aid for Feyenoord. Report by De Telegraaf.
Rotterdam: Mayor speaks of new stadium’s importance
Talking to RTV Rijnmond, mayor of Rotterdam Ahmed Aboutaleb admitted the new 63,000-seat stadium isn’t important only to Feyenoord, but to the whole city of Rotterdam as well.
New design: Nieuw Stadion Rotterdam
One thing’s for sure – this isn’t its final look. But we’re presenting it, because there’s still a long way to go before construction starts in 2016. Will this be the best stadium in all of Benelux? All indications say yes…