Gottlieb Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart Stadium, History, Mercedes-Benz Arena Design, Architect, Dates
Stuttgart Stadium Building : Architecture
Former NeckarStadion: Major South West German Football Arena
Location: Baden Wurtemburg, southwest Germany
Date built: 1933
Design: Paul Bonatz, architect
From the 2008–09 season, the stadium was renamed the Mercedes-Benz Arena, starting with a pre-season friendly against Arsenal (London football club) on 30 July 2008.
Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion – Redevelopment
Football Club: VfB Stuttgart
Stuttgart Stadium – History
The Stuttgart Stadium was in 1933 Hitler’s Kampfbahn, used for Hitler’s recruiting propaganda.
After World War II American soldiers renamed the Kampfbahn as the Century-Stadium and played baseball there.
In became the Neckarstadion in 1949.
Used for the 1974 Football World Cup in 1974 and 2006
In 1993 the Neckarstadion was renamed as Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion after the founder of the automobile
Capacity: approx. 54,000
Paul Bonatz (1877 – 1956) was a German architect, member of the Stuttgart School and professor at the technical university in that city during part of World War II and from 1954 until his death. He worked in many styles, but most often in a simplified neo-Romanesque,
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Architecture in Stuttgart
Stuttgart Architecture Designs – chronological list
Architecture Walking Tours by e-architect
Stuttgart Architecture – Selection
UN Studio Architects
photo: Christian Richters
Mercedes-Benz Museum Stuttgart
German Football Stadiums
Famous Football Stadiums
Camp Nou Stadium Redevelopment, Barcelona, Spain
Foster + Partners
image : Foster + Partners
One of the greatest football stadiums in Europe : Nou Camp Stadium
Website: Visit Stuttgart
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