Progetto CMR from Italy have designed the recently inaugurated ‘Tianjin Songjiang FC stadium’ covers an area of 70 acres in a western district of Tianjin, China. Four brick towers at the corners reference the form of a traditional English stadium typically used within the sport.
The general spectator seating accommodates 25,000 fans while the upper level skyboxes are capable of holding an additional 8,000 individuals.
Songjiang FC Stadium:
The multifunctional designed by Progetto CMR for Songjiang Real Estate Development Co. Ltd, the Songjiang Group’s real estate sector, had its opening ceremony 16th September in Tianjin (China) with an event aiming to show the various activities within the Stadium, ended with a concert organized by MTV just for the occasion.
The Songjiang Group, a major company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, is the Tianjin Songjiang Club’s owner, official football team of Tianjin with its technical director being Hao Haidong, legendary player of the national Chinese football team.
The project site, situated in Tuan Bo New Town’s West District, expands on a total area of 70 ha with 34.000 sqm build up area and it hosts 25.000 permanent and 8.000 temporary seats with more than 10 comfortable sky-box, therefore it is a candidate to become the innovative sportive reality in sight of the 2013 East Asian Games.
This progressive building was designed according to four main criteria: sustainability, profitability, adaptability to territorial context and functionality for the users. Thanks to its multifunctional concept it serves as a meeting point not only for sports fans but for families too. In the interiors, indeed, besides the football field, there are further areas dedicated to sports, as well as commercial galleries, offices and restaurants. These activities, open to public 7/7, transform the complex into a development engine for business.
In the esteem of a vision for eco-sustainable architecture, the indispensable thread of Progetto CMR’s philosophy, Songjiang FC Stadium consents a low carbon dioxide emission, thanks to reduced energy consuming; exploitation of the natural air conditioning and collecting the rainwater. Moreover, the cooling and heating system is provided by a geothermal system, an eco-friendly technology which is economically advantageous.
The result is a sportive, modern building endowed of high technology, open every day of the week and able to stimulate productive sectors while restoring a strong image of memory and football passion that defines it.
There goes a new idea of stadium, thus, to share passion for sports … but not only that!