Planned $1.2B British Soccer Stadium to Go Green

Now that Euro 2008 is finally finished, English soccer can return to being relevant again. And INHABITAT welcomes British balling back into the news by showing sketches of a proposed stadium for the city of Portsmouth.

Proposed Portsmouth stadium

Swiss architects Herzog & De Mueron have released renderings of the pitch planned for the Portsmouth waterfront. The 36,000-seat stadium project also includes housing, an exhibition center and a community park - all for the suggested retail price of £600 million ($1.2 billion in American dough).

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