The announcement has been made and Tokyo is the winner of the bid to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and with it the confirmation that Zaha Hadid Architects had create the brand new national stadium of Japan that will act as a venue for sporting events, as well as the opening ceremonies and closure.
The massive sports arena located next to Shinjuku Ward and will host 80,000 spectators, with sections adjustable seat that moves closer to the playing field for football and rugby, making the stadium adaptable to many types of sporting and cultural events. a retractable roof will allow an open atmosphere.
£ 839 million design-born architect Zaha Hadid for the new national stadium Japanese is to form the centerpiece of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Tokyo on Saturday fought off bids from rival cities Madrid and Istanbul next city to be named after the Olympic torch passes from Rio in 2016. London-based Hadid topped a list of 46 items, including Japanese architects Kazuyo Sejima and Toyo Ito.
His futuristic vision swirling includes a retractable roof and seating for 80,000 people, and has been described by critics as being similar to a space-age “mother ship”.
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