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Venues & Facilities

Venues & Facilities

Article
1 Sep 2015

Elisha Chauhan asks industry experts to assess the Tokyo 2020 national stadium saga, and whether it will be ready on time and on budget, having dropped Zaha Hadid Architects’ controversial design.

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Article
1 Sep 2015

Elisha Chauhan asks whether opening and closing ceremonies for major sports events should be held outside the walls of a stadium in order to truly showcase host regions and their iconic landmarks.

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Article
1 Jul 2015

The Holland Heineken House is an all-round meeting place, office and famous party venue jointly organised by the Dutch brewer Heineken and the Dutch Olympic committee NOC*NSF. The House has been set up at every summer and winter Olympic Games since 1992 in Barcelona, and is opened up to visitors during the day to watch Olympic events on big screens amongst providing other entertainment.

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Article
1 Dec 2014

A stadium is the single-largest investment a rights-holder can make, so getting its design right is crucial not only to for the tenants, but also the fans. Elisha Chauhan spoke to leading architects to find out the current challenges and opportunities in designing multi-billion dollar sports stadia.

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Article
1 Oct 2014

Elisha Chauhan explores the opportunities for sports that are open to installing digital courts in their indoor venues, made famous by Nike’s House of Mamba this summer.

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Article
1 Oct 2014

Whether it’s to show rainbow chase patterns, club colours or even video content, creating a lighting facade to surround a sports stadium is very much in vogue. Elisha Chauhan looks at what considerations stadium operators should take before installing one.

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