Complex Sportiv Ion Oblemenco
|Cost||€ 100 mln|
Description: Complex Sportiv Ion Oblemenco
First declarations of a new stadium in Craiova were made in 2012. In May 2013 the design was presented for the first time, envisaging an arena of 40,000 seats, second largest and most modern in all of Romania.
Architects behind the vision represent renowned practice Proiect Bucuresti and decided that the stadium should be inspired by works of local artist Constantin Brâncuși. The selected the eyebrow lines of “Mademoisselle Pogany”, a sculpture created by Brâncuși exactly 100 years before the presentation.
Construction should take some €100 million, but exact price tag is not known so far. Works may begin in early 2014 and last some 36 months.
Smaller athletic stadium for 5,000 people is planned next to the main one, along with significant public green area.
New construction: The egg in Craiova growing
The biggest ongoing stadium build in Romania is from now on available at StadiumDB. Also check the updated renderings to see what’s being delivered west of Bucharest.
New design: The egg-stadium from Romania
A stadium for 30,000 people at a price almost impossible in most European countries ? Sounds interesting and looks even more so with a one-of-a-kind architecture.
Romania: New stadium for Craiova in 2016
In half a year we should see the old stadium's demolition commence, while in October construction works on new Stadionul Ion Oblemenco are to begin. Unfortunately the project has been downscaled, leaving the impressive renderings only a memory.
Romania: Craiova facing expropriation trouble ahead of new stadium construction?
With many observers still stunned by the ambitious plans of Craiova mayor, the city faces a major obstacle, which may not hold the project overall, but inflate its budget significantly. Gazeta de Sud report.
New design: Unbelievable gem from Romania
And literally unbelievable – many people laugh at the plans they think cannot become reality. Indeed, the stadium is far more impressive than any other presented for any Romanian city to date. But Craiova mayor insists she wants to make it the biggest thing under her reign.