Eisenman Architects: Home Field Advantage - 8 University of Phoenix Stadiam Source Books in Architecture

Eisenman Architects: Home Field Advantage - 8 University of Phoenix Stadiam Source Books in Architecture

Todd Gannon


the fundamental kind of the yank activities stadium has no longer replaced a lot within the final century. yet in an unforeseen and debatable act of bold, the Arizona Cardinals soccer group chosen awarding-winning architect and highbrow provocateur Peter Eisenman to layout their stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Opened in the summertime of 2006, Eisenman's most recent paintings rejects all conventional and staid notions of the activities stadium. encouraged by means of and sectioned like a barrel cactus, its shell consists of big, metal paraboloid sections. The domed stadium boasts a steel-and-fabric retractable roof that enables lightto penetrate whilst closed whereas holding an ethereal suppose inside of. the main ground-breaking function of the layout is its grass roll-out box, which continues to be outdoor the stadium until eventually video game time, while it's rolled in on metal wheel units powered by means of small electrical automobiles. Eisenman Architects, the 8th quantity within the resource Books in structure sequence, offers a complete examine a latest masterpiece and a landmark of excellence in civic and activities structure.

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