New lawn, new dawn: Zaha Hadid Architects designs all-wood stadium for UK soccer minnows Forest Green Rovers – The Architect's Newspaper

In many ways, it’s fitting that a team who was the world’s first all-vegan soccer club and has the word “Forest” in their name should play in a stadium made entirely of wood. That is about to become a reality for U.K. hipster soccer minnows (think minor league) Forest Green Rovers from the sleepy town of […]

A Soccer Stadium for World Cup 2014 is the First in South America to Achieve LEED Certification

This summer, Brazil will be hosting the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1950. It’s the perfect choice, considering Brazil has won more World Cup trophies than any other country. (Five, to be exact.) Of the twelve stadiums chosen to host the tournament’s soccer matches, the Castelão Arena in Fortaleza was first to […]