World Games Main Stadium – Taiwan Building

World Games Main Stadium, Kaohsiung Development, Taiwan Building, Taiwanese Architecture Design

World Games Main Stadium, Taiwan

Kaohsiung Arena: Taiwanese Sporting Venue – design by Toyo Ito

19 Mar 2013

2009 World Games Main Stadium

Design: Toyo Ito

Location: Zuoying, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China

Opened: May 2009

Capacity: 55,000 (With Expansion Seats) ; 40,000 (Regular Seats)

Renamed: National Stadium Kaohsiung (last checked Oct 2015)

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photos : Fu Tsu Construction

The National Stadium was previously known as the World Games Stadium.

The building is a multi-purpose stadium in the Zuoying District of Kaohsiung and currently has the largest stadium capacity in Taiwan.

The arena is used mostly for athletics and rugby events, but after the games finished the builidng has also been used for Taiwan football team matches.

The stadium layout is semi spiral-shaped, like a dragon.

The stadium, designed by Japanese architect Toyo Ito, makes use of solar energy to provide its power needs.

It is the first stadium globally to provide power using solar energy technology.

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Website: National Stadium Kaohsiung