Munich Football Stadium – Allianz Arena

Allianz Arena, Munich Stadium, Building, Design, Bayern, TSV 1860

Munich Stadium Building, Germany : Allianz Arena

Football Arena Germany – design by Herzog & de Meuron, Architects

19 May 2012

Allianz Arena – Munich Stadium

Allianz Arena

Location: north Munich, Bavaria

2005

Design: Herzog & de Meuron Architects

Football Club: FC Bayern München + TSV 1860 München

Allianz Arena lit in the colours of FC Bayern München:
Allianz Arena Munich
Allianz Arena photo from architects

The 2012 UEFA Champions League Final was the first Champions League Final to be held in the Allianz Arena.

The Champions League Final was between English club Chelsea and Bayern Munich of Germany. The match was played at the Allianz Arena on 19 May 2012 and decided the winner of the 2011-12 season of the UEFA Champions League.

It was the first time since 1984 that a finalist has had home stadium advantage – Bayern Munich is one of the two resident football teams at the Allianz Arena.

The World Cup 2006 opening match took place in this intriguing stadium

Allianz Arena lit in the colours of TSV 1860 München:
Allianz Arena
Allianz Arena photo from architects

Munich Stadium – Allianz Arena : Building
Allianz Arena is famous for its illuminated façade
Capacity: 66,000

Allianz Arena facts:
2,874 air cushions
World’s largest foil façade
Material: ethylene tetrafluoroethylene – ETFE
Membranes include a self-cleaning coat

The Allianz Arena can be illuminated in the white, red and blue – in any order: the Allianz Stadium colours can reflect either of the home football teams’ colours.

Key Architects: Jacque Herzog and Pierre de Meuron

Underground station for the Stadium: Fröttmaning

Allianz Arena, Munich
Allianz Arena Building
photo : ArupSport

Allianz Arena design : Herzog & de Meuron, architects


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