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Main Stadium for The World Games 2009

Kaohsiung Taiwan, Province of China

Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects

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Over 8,800 solar panels sheath the World Games Stadium's 14,155-square-meter (152363-square-foot) roof, providing 1.14 gigawatts of electricity per year. The World Games Stadium has a capacity of 55,000, and is oriented to provide maximum shading for spectators.

A video promoting the World Games shows off the stadium roof:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=IuigYU4SC2s

Read ARCHITECT Magazine's complete coverage of Toyo Ito's 2013 Pritzker Prize:

http://www.architectmagazine.com/architecture/2013-pritzker-prize-toyo-ito.aspx

 

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Main Stadium for The World Games 2009
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    98,759 sq m
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    $150,000,000
 
 
 

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