Hamburg Stadium Building, Volksparkstadion, Hamburger SV Football Club, Capacity, Date
Hamburg Stadium Building, Germany
Hamburger SV Stadium: Architecture – Sports Stadia in north Germany
Football Club: Hamburg SV
Capacity: 57,030 (League Matches), 51,500 (International Matches)
Location: Bahrenfeld, Hamburg, Germany
Height: 35 m
Formerly titled the Volksparkstadion until 2001.
Due to sponsorship deals the name keeps changing, from HSH Nordbank Arena to AOL Arena to Imtech Arena.
Known as the Hamburg Arena for European matches.
The Hamburg football stadium was one of the 12 stadia used in the 2006 World Cup, hosting four group games and a quarter final.
Volksparkstadion is the home ground of German Bundesliga club Hamburger SV.
Address: Sylvesterallee 7, 22525 Hamburg, Germany
Construction cost: € 90-100 million; (1998 renovation)
Owner: HSV-Stadion HSV-Vermögensverwaltungs
This German football ground is the seventh-largest football stadium in Germany by capacity.
In 1998 HSV decided to replace the unpopular Volksparkstadion with a new stadium building, not only to help Germany get ready to host the Football World Cup, but also because it was getting increasingly more difficult to meet the safety standards with such an old facility.
Location:Sylvesterallee 7, 22525 Hamburg, Germany
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Design: Herzog and de Meuron
image © Herzog & de Meuron
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Design: David Chipperfield Architects
photo © Ralf Buscher
Design: Fritz Höger Architect
photo© Adrian Welch
Hamburg Building Photos
photograph © Adrian Welch
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Hamburg Stadium – page
Website: Hamburg Germany