South African World Cup Stadiums – Buildings

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FIFA World Cup Stadiums South Africa

South Africa 2010 Architecture – Football Arena Buildings, Locations, Capacities

World Cup Stadiums South Africa

There are ten stadiums in the 2010 Soccer World Cup in South Africa

We profile the four key World Cup stadiums

Key Arena – largest and most original FIFA World Cup South Africa building design:

Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg
Boogertman Urban Edge and Partners in partnership with Populous
Soccer City Stadium
image : Boogertman Urban Edge and Partners / Populous
Soccer City Stadium

Second largest South Africa World Cup Arena:

Durban Stadium, Kwazulu-Natal
gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
Moses Mabhida Stadium Durban
picture © Marcus Bredt, Berlin
Durban Stadium

Third largest South Africa World Cup Arena:

Green Point Stadium, Cape Town, Western Cape
gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
Green Point Stadium Building
image © Marcus Bredt, Berlin
Cape Town Stadium

Interesting South African World Cup Arena design in Eastern Cape:

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth
gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
picture © Marcus Bredt, Berlin
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

South Africa World Cup Stadiums – New

Five new football stadiums built for the South Africa World Cup

Green Point stadium, Cape Town (arena rebuilt)
Mbombela stadium, Mpumalanga
Moses Mobhida (former King Senzangakhona Stadium), Durban (arena rebuilt)
Nelson Mandela Metro, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Peter Mokaba stadium, Polokwane, Limpopo (arena rebuilt)

South Africa World Cup Stadiums – Refurbished

Five of South Africa’s football stadiums refubished for the South Africa World Cup

Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Royal Bafokeng stadium, Rustenburg
Soccer City, Johannesburg [link above]
Vodacom Park, Bloemfontein

South African World Cup Stadiums : Capacities

South Africa football stadium capacities

95,000 : Soccer City, Johannesburg
70,000 : Moses Mobhida King Senzangakhona Stadium, Durban
68,000 : Green Point stadium, Cape Town
60,000 : Ellis Park, Johannesburg
50,000 : Nelson Mandela Metro, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
45,000 : Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
40,000 : Mbombela, Mpumalanga
40,000 : Peter Mokaba stadium, Polokwane, Limpopo
40,000 : Royal Bafokeng stadium, Rustenburg
40,000 : Vodacom Park, Bloemfontein

More information online re South African World Cup Stadiums soon


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Architecture in South Africa

South Africa Architecture Designs – chronological list
Architecture Walking Tours by e-architect

Major Football Stadium Buildings

Bernabéu Stadion Madrid, redevelopment, Spain
Estudio Lamela Arquitectos
Bernabéu Stadion Madrid

photograph: Angel Baltanás y Angel Martinez © Estudio Lamela
Bernabeu Stadium Building
Real Madrid football stadium

Camp Nou Stadium Redevelopment, Barcelona, Spain
Foster + Partners
Nou Camp Stadium
image : Foster + Partners
Barcelona Football Stadium Building

City of Manchester Stadium : Man City FC, England
Arup Associates
City of Manchester Stadium
photo © Dennis Gilbert, VIEW
Manchester City FC Stadium Building

Emirates Stadium building : Arsenal FC, London, UK
HOK Sport Architecture
Emirates Stadium Building
aerial picture © webbaviation
Arsenal Football Stadium Building

Man Utd Football Stadium

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Wembley Football Stadium

South African Buildings

Freedom Park South Africa Buildings
Freedom Park
picture from architect

South African Interpretation Centre : WAF World Building of the Year
South African Interpretation Centre
picture from organisers

South African house
Glasshouse Johannesburg
photo from architect

South African Theatre Building

South African House Design

African Architecture : major developments + building projects in Africa

Stadium600 Building, Japan

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South Africa World Cup Stadiums Buildings

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