Daily Dose: World Cup in Cape Town

Add to TwitterCape Town’s new Greenpoint stadium is the site of the 2010 World Cup semi-finals. Its understated visual presence in the face of breathtaking natural scenery was a well-thought-out design strategy by architects gmp and Louis Karol and Point Architects and Urban Designers; they did not want to detract from the already stunning surroundings. The silvery-gray, reflective building will remain a permanent presence in Cape Town after the World Cup, hosting rugby and football games as well as concerts and major community events.

Greenpoint Stadium; Image ©Bruce Sutherland

Inside Greenpoint Stadium; Image ©Marcus Bredt

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