Sports Architecture Archive

Reinventing the Sports Stadium

Utilitarian sports stadiums are a thing of the past. The audience, largely, are looking beyond mere functionality. They are now looking for a digitally connected arena with sophisticated seating, resting lounges, restaurants, night clubs, bowling venues, and other post-game recreational centers. Even colleges and universities are coming up with open stadiums and facilities that cater

Evolution of Stadiums: Rise in Sports Architecture

The origination of the stadium dates back to VIII Century BC around a rudimentary athletics track shaped as an elongated “U”. Starting and finish line were at the two ends and there was only one track which was 192 m long and 32 m wide. There was a stone stand with two separate entrances for