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
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