Complex Sportiv Ion Oblemenco

Capacity40 000
Country Romania
CategoryDesign outdated
Cost€ 100 mln
Design Proiect Bucuresti
Design time 2013

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.


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