It seems that after a few years in the creative assets of Zaha Hadid will be a real jewel of the building, the extent of which can dream even the most famous architects of our time. The fact that it was Hadid and her company won the tender for a project of the National Stadium in Japan.
Back in the spring of this year, kicked off the competition, whose task was to identify the architect, who will have the right to develop a project for the construction of new National Stadium in Japan. This competition was attended by several hundred copyright teams from around the world. In early November, the jury announced the short list of the eleven nominees for the top prize, which came as a major architect of modern and Japanese authors.
And the other day it was officially announced that the first place in this big competition was awarded to the architect Zaha Hadid, winner of the most authoritative in the field of Architecture Prize – Pritzker. This project involves the creation of three-tier stadium with a retractable roof membrane, the capacity of which is 80 thousand people. Moreover, in addition to sports, this construction can also be carried out and other events – concerts, festivals, holidays.
The stadium, which will be designed by Zaha Hadid in 2018, will be the main sports arena in Japan. In 2019 there will be the Rugby World Cup, in 2020, perhaps the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and in the future, and the FIFA World Cup and other major competitions.