Architect Tadao Ando has announced that the competition?s winning project is by Zaha Hadid Architects.
The judges praised the fluidity and innovation of Zaha Hadid?s design and the stadium will become an integral element of Tokyo's urban fabric, directly engaging with the surrounding cityscape. The project?s dynamic and futuristic design embodies the message Japan would like to convey to the rest of the world.
The stadium is scheduled for completion in 2018, in time to host the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Project: Zaha Hadid Architects
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Gallery: courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects