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With the countdown to the opening of Allianz Field in 2019, this video shows off the latest state of Minnesota United FC’s new home.

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Latest renovation update at the LA Coliseum

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The LA Coliseum is getting ready for football. Watch as the home of the University of Southern California is fitting eight temporary press boxes and installing nearly 10,000 new seats for the south side of the iconic stadium.

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Inside the Kinnick Stadium renovation

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The US$89m renovation at the University of Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium is taking shape. See the progress being made at the north end zone in this behind-the-build video.

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Green award for Luzhniki Stadium

The Luzhniki Stadium in Russia, the centerpiece venue for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, has been awarded a certificate from international green standard BREEAM for its sustainability and energy conservation.

Having completed a major renovation last year, the stadium incorporated sustainability and environmental efficiency throughout the design and construction. A modern heating and cooling system that can be constantly controlled to save energy was installed, and the use of LED lighting, water-saving technology and the planting of 1,050 trees and bushes surrounding the venue all contributed to the award.

As part of FIFA’s World Cup Sustainability Strategy, every stadium designated to host a game must pass a mandatory level of sustainable standards. Apart from the Luzhniki, the Spartak Stadium and Kazan Arena both received BREEAM certification from.

“Stadiums are key in our efforts to stage a successful and more sustainable FIFA World Cup, which is why FIFA has made green certification mandatory for all arenas used for the event,” said FIFA head of sustainability and diversity Federico Addiechi.

“I am very glad to see that three of the 2018 FIFA World Cup stadiums have already successfully achieved their sustainable certification following Russian as well as international green building standards.” 

February 8, 2018

Written by James Billington


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