St. Petersburg’s new football stadium was being built on the Krestovsky peninsular just a few kilometres from the city centre. With a seating capacity of 72,000, the stadium offers numerous special features such as a roll-in/roll-out grass pitch, a retractable roof boasting a surface of 107 x 200 m and a bridge construction with integral track inside the stadium.
Kisho Kurokawa, Tokyo/Japan (design) & ZNIISK, Moscow/Russia (execution)
2007 − 2008
Services by Werner Sobek
Facade engineering (WP 1 − 6)
ZNIISK, Moscow/Russia − Central Research Institute for Building Structures