Nou Camp Stadium, Barcelona FC, Spanish Football Arena, Catalan Ground Design Photos

Nou Camp Stadium, Barcelona

Spanish Football Ground – major sports arena in Spain: design news and images

post updated 22 Mar 2021

Camp Nou Estadi

Nou Camp Stadium

FC Barcelona Stadium

Location: northwest Barcelona
Date built: 1954-57
Design: Francesc Mitjans Miró, Josep Soteras Mauri, with Lorenzo García Barbón, Architects

Nou Camp Barcelona FC Stadium
photo © Adrian Welch

Camp Nou Stadium Redevelopment, Barcelona, Spain
Date of design: 2007-
Design: Foster + Partners, UK

The largest stadium in Europe, curiously called Camp Nou despite its more popular name outside Catalonia, the football club nicknamed Barça are one of the world’s superclubs alongside Manchester United (Manchester United Stadium) and AC Milan.

Estadi Camp Nou has a capacity of around 98,000. FC Barcelona have won the Cup Winners´ Cup four times and have competed in every European Cup since the tournament began in 1955.

Nou Camp Stadium – Photos of the Football Ground:

Nou Camp Camp Nou Estadi Camp Nou
photos © Adrian Welch

Nou Camp stadium redevelopment
Shortlist of 10 selected May 2007 including three famous architects studios – Herzog & de Meuron, Foster & Partners, Sanaa: winner was to be announced on 23 Sep 2007.

Stadium external photo looking west:

Nou Camp Stadium Barcelona
photo © Adrian Welch

Images of the Camp Nou building available: photos 1280×1024 pixels, 72dpi

Location: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Catalonia, Northeast Spain, southwestern Europe

Barcelona Buildings

Contemporary Architecture in Barcelona – architectural selection below:

Barcelona Architecture Walking Tours

Barcelona Architecture

Nou Camp Stadium : Redevelopment

Barcelona Stadium Buildings

Olympic Stadium Barcelona / Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys
Design: Vittorio Gregotti Architect, Italy (sadly he passed away in 2020 from Covid-19)
Olympic Stadium Barcelona
photo © Adrian Welch

St Jordi Sports Pavilion / Palau Sant Jordi
Design: Arata Isozaki & Associates, Architects, Japan
Palau Sant Jordi Barcelona
photo © AW

Barcelona Buildings

Barcelona FC ground photos © Adrian Welch

External photos of this world-famous Spanish football ground:
Nou Camp Stadium Nou Camp Stadium
photos © AJW

Ground redevelopment architects : Foster + Partners, based in London, England.

Catalonian Sports Buildings

Nou Parc Barcelona Landscape Design
Design: ON-A architecture
Nou Parc Prensa Barcelona landscape design
image © ON-A
Nou Parc Barcelona Landscape Design
Converting this famous football stadium into a 26-hectare park is the proposal of a smart office to renature the cities. The architectural studio opens the debate to the possible renaturation of urban areas to adapt to the needs of the post-covid future.

Turó de la Peira’s Sports Center, CEM Turó de la Peira, Carrer de Sant Iscle 50-54
Architects: Arquitectura Anna Noguera
Turo de la Peiras Sports Center Barcelona
photo : Daniel Martínez
Turó de la Peira’s Sports Center
In 2014 the Barcelona City Council held an architectural competition for the landscape planning of an interior urban block and a sports facility consisting of an indoor heated swimming pool and a sports court.

Famous Football Stadium Buildings

Contemporary Famous Football Stadium Building Designs – selection below:

Liverpool FC Stadium

Manchester United Stadium

Barcelona Pavilion

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