Stunning stadiums of the world

The sporting arena is the modern equivalent of a monument, the Holy Grail of an architect’s fantasy. The brief is simple: Make a spellbinding container for the sportsperson’s soaring ambition. These beauties, for instance
Curated by: Madhu Kapparath
Published: Feb 2, 2016
Stunning stadiums of the world
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UAE, Abu Dhabi Yas Marina Circuit
Designed by renowned circuit architect Hermann Tilke and by New York-based architects Hani Rashid and Lise Anne Couture of Asymptote Architecture, Yas Marina has a waterfront setting scenic enough to rival the likes of Monaco and Valencia. The 21 corners of the F1 circuit twist through Yas Island, off the Abu Dhabi coast, passing by five grandstand areas and the marina and winding its way through sand dunes