Barcelona FC Stadium, Spanish Football Ground Redevelopment Images, Design, Architect
New Nou Camp Stadium, Barcelona
Camp Nou Barcelona Sports Arena Building – Catalan Football Ground Redevelopment
post updated 6 Feb 2021 ; 15 Oct 2007
Nou Camp Stadium
Camp Nou Stadium Redevelopment, Barcelona, Spain
Design: Foster + Partners, Architects, UK
Seating Bowl Existing seating bowl retained with upper tier expanded to accommodate extra seating capacity. Asymmetric upper tier of stadium to be retained. Presidential box retained on west side.
Spectator circulation: Horizontal and vertical circulation for all tiers to rationalised. Ramps to upper tier to be replaced by new escalators. New escape stairs to be built around outside of stadium to release internal stadium area for concourses and stadium accommodation.
Stadium Enclosure: Stadium to be enclosed in new mosaic enclosure composed of translucent panels in the colours of the FC Barcelona club. Enclosure will act as rain screen around sides of stadium allowing naturally ventilated concourse areas. Enclosure to include photovoltaic panels to harvest solar energy. At night lighting will make enclosure glow in bright colours and will feature animated effects to give the stadium changing image and dynamic response to environment and events.
Roof: New stadium roof to be added to cover seating bowl on all sides. Cable net roof structure spans across the stadium and is tensioned within compression ring above the outer edge of the seating bowl. Roof structure to be erected progressively whilst stadium remains in use. Mosaic pattern of enclosure to continue over roof.
New Basement: New stadium basement will include a new service ring road and new back-of-house facilities such as goods loading bay, TV outside broadcast compound and stores. Basement will also allow extended players changing area and extended press conference and mixed zone.
First Team Training Pitch: Retained on stadium site with underground link to players changing area inside stadium.
Museum: New larger stadium museum incorporated into rebuilt stadium accommodation on west side.
Stadium Tour: Stadium to allow stadium tour visits with segregated circulation from FCB operational circulation.
Camp Nou Stadium Barcelona – Building Information
Client: FC Barcelona
Architect: Foster + Partners
Collaborating Sports Architect (Competition): AFL
Original Stadium Architects: Francesc Mijtans-Miro, Garcia Barbon, Soteras Mauri
Inaugurated 24 September 1957
Projected Stadium Footprint: 52,000 m²
Projected Floor Area (gross): 180,000 m²
Approximate Budget: Euro 250 million
Projected Capacity: Increased from 98,000 to 106,000 seats (Largest stadium in Europe)
Expanded hospitality/VIP accommodation
New Stadium Museum
Third party offices
TV broadcast + studio facilities
Underground service vehicle roads and bays
Provision for disabled people throughout
Barcelona FC stadium Redevelopment pictures / information from Foster + Partners
Nou Camp Stadium Redevelopment architects: Foster + Partners, based in London, UK
Location: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, southwest Europe
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