Zaha Hadid Architects wins approval for world's first all-timber stadium
Zaha Hadid Architects has won planning permission for the world's first wooden 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.It was the second attempt to gain planning permission for the 5,000-seat timber stadium for the Forest Green Rovers football club, after the original proposal was blocked by Stroud's local council in June 2019.
Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) changed the stadium design to include an all-weather pitch and included a different landscaping strategy. This was to mitigate worries that the stadium design did not sufficiently make up for the loss of green fields it will be built on.
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