FC Barcelona Select Japanese and Spanish Architects for Camp Nou Redevelopment
March 9, 2016
Spanish La Liga giants FC Barcelona have unanimously chosen the bid by architects Nikken Sekkei and Pascual i Ausió Arquitectes as the winners of the tender for the design of the new Camp Nou.
The club said the Nikken Sekkei + Pascual i Ausió Arquitectes proposal stood out for being “open, vcialis 40mg elegant, serene, timeless Mediterranean and democratic”.
Barcelona launched the International Architectural Tender on 5 June 2015 to select the projects for the new Camp Nou and the new Palau Blaugrana.
The redevelopment project will see the attendance at the Camp Nou stadium increase to 105,000.
In a statement the club added: “It is also notable for its relationship with the environment, providing depth, creating shadows and making members the stars of the facade and of the open area at all times.
“The proposal presents a very subtle attempt to intervene in the environment to facilitate circulation and achieve diverse urban usage in the Barça Campus and guarantees a clear and safe construction.
“In short, it is a unique solution, reproducing the characteristic vision of the grandstand and canopy, from the inside out, a silent and powerful tribute to the stadium built by Francesc Mitjans in 1957.”