The Sapporo Dome is a unique stadium located in Sapporo, Japan. It features the world’s first “hovering system”, technology which allows the dome walls to lift and move the natural turf field (used for baseball games), exposing a grass pitch for football games.
Commonly referred to as ‘The Globe’, the Ericsson Globe in Johanneshov, Stockholm is the world’s largest hemispherical building. Used for concerts and ice hockey, the structure has a diameter of 110 metres.
Debatably the world’s most famous stadium, the Colosseum was commissioned around 70 A.D. by Emperor Vespasian. It was built using materials such as limestone, tuff, cement, and travertine.
Forsyth Barr Stadium
Forsyth Barr Stadium, located in Dunedin, New Zealand, is often referred to as ‘the glasshouse’. Construction of the enclosed structure commenced in May 2009, and was completed in 2011. Its turf is real grass strengthened by synthetic glass fibres, which significantly increases its durability.
The AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, is the home of the Dallas Cowboys. The retractable roof stadium cost approximately $1.3 billion to build and has seating for up to 80,000 football fans.
The London Stadium, located in London, England, is a multi-purpose stadium that can hold up to 80,000 spectators. The structure was built between May 2008-March 2011.
Camp Nou is a stadium located in Barcelona, Spain with a seating capacity of 99,354. It is the largest stadium in Europe.