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Populous’ Fisht Olympic Stadium for Sochi Winter Games

Posted: Friday, January 31, 2014
Olympic stadiums are nothing new for Populous, the global practice known for designing some of the world's iconic sports venues. With the Sochi Winter Olympics a few days away, we'll give a little headstart with a glimpse into Fisht Olympic Stadium -- which Populous was…

Cushman & Wakefield-led consortium wins Park Russia competition

Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
Commercial real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield led the consortium that won first prize in the recently concluded Park Russia competition. The international consortium included Buro Happold, Populous, and  Gillespies -- who led the masterplanning design team. The Russia…

Dubai chosen for World Expo 2020 with HOK-led master plan

Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013
Dubai won the bid to host the World Expo 2020, being the first Middle Eastern city selected in the Expo's 160-year history. HOK, in partnership with Populous and Arup, led the design team that developed the master plan, themed "Connecting Minds, Creating the…

Populous and Ateliers 2/3/4/ to Design Rugby Stadium in Paris

Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2013
The design proposal by Populous and Ateliers 2/3/4/ for the new Grand Stade Rugby Stadium in Paris has emerged victoriously over two competing entries. The announcement was made by the Steering Committee of the French Rugby Federation (FFR) after several months of discussions…

HASSELL + Populous to Design Sydney’s new Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Precinct

Posted: Monday, December 17, 2012
In the competition for the design of Sydney’s new integrated convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct at Darling Harbour, the joint venture of global design firms HASSELL + Populous has won the architectural contract. The project is due for completion in 2016.

New National Stadium Japan Competition Unveils 11 Finalists

Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Eleven finalists have been announced today in the international design competition for the New National Stadium Japan, including design heavy hitters like Zaha Hadid Architects, SANAA, UNStudio, and Toyo Ito. The finalists, announced by the Japan Sport Council (JSC) and jury chair Tadao Ando, were selected from 46…

Winners of “Stadium of Tomorrow” Competition in Korea

Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The 'Stadium of Tomorrow' design competition, sponsored by global stadium architecture specialist Populous to mark the completion of the design of its first major sports stadium in Korea, attracted more than 250 teams from all over Korea. The competition provided an opportunity for Korean…

Populous Designs World’s Largest Arena in Manila

Posted: Monday, August 29, 2011
Construction has commenced on the world’s largest indoor arena, designed by Populous, in Manila, Philippines. In a ground breaking ceremony held last week, the arena design was described as a ‘phenomenal structure’.

New Zealand’s Eden Park Stadium Holds Its First Game

Posted: Tuesday, December 07, 2010
New Zealand’s main stadium, Eden Park in Auckland, has undergone the biggest transformation in its 100 year history. The new ground, the main stadium for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, held its first major games since the redevelopment, on November 6, and more than 44,000 fans attended the two…

Two Populous projects win at the International Property Awards 2010

Posted: Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Populous, formerly HOK Sport, have announced two winning projects at this year's International Property Awards - Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland & Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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