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Updated: Oct 8, 2020

Zaha Hadid Architects has won planning permission for the world's first all timber football stadium, which will be built in Gloucestershire, England.

When complete it aims to be the world's greenest football stadium, constructed entirely from timber and powered by sustainable energy sources.

The chair of the football club Dale Vince, founder of green electricity company Ecotricity, said when the competition-winning design for the timber stadium was announced "the importance of using wood is not only that it's a naturally occurring material, it has very low carbon content – about as low as it gets for a building material. Our new stadium will have the lowest carbon content of any stadium in the world."

Read the full article on Dezeen.

Images are by Negativ.


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