11-03-2014

GMP National Stadium in Tripoli, Libya

Sport & Wellness,

On February 26 the city of Tripoli unveiled the new national stadium designed by gmp architectural studio.



GMP National Stadium in Tripoli, Libya

Architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have designed a new stadium in Africa: Tripoli National Stadium, in the new athletic park that is to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. A new project in Africa for the gmp team, which designed three stadiums in South Africa for the 2010 World Cup.

With a design that completes and reinforces the historic identity of the place, the new stadium is intended to become a new landmark in the city.

The number three inherent in the name of the city (Tripoli= tri-polis= city of three) is evoked in the design elements and triangular architectural composition of the facility.
Three basic architectural elements make up the project: the base on which the structure stands, the curved main body and the roof, supported by three big arches spanning the entire stadium.

(Agnese Bifulco)

Design: gmp
Location: Tripoli (Libya)
Images courtesy of gmp

www.gmp-architekten.de


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