Fifa World Cup Soccer Stadium

Durban’’s new soccer stadium for FIFA world cup : 2010 short-listed as 1/6 consortia in a global competition

 client eThekwini Municipality

location King’s Park Precinct – Durban

joint venture -International architects


ARUP Sport

joint venture -Local architects

Paton Taylor Architects



In order to create a landmark project for the city of Durban, the ideas of traditional architectural monuments and cultural pride were challenged. The design of an iconic building drove the conceptual thinking behind both design of aesthetic form and technological resolution.

 A radical new form was developed to respond to sustainable development as well as the changing needs of climate and crowd capacity