publication . Thesis . 2014

An Urban Soccer Stadium for Washington D.C.

Ard, John Christopher;
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  • Published: 10 Oct 2014
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Expansive parking lots, miles of asphalt, and traffic jams: this is what the modern sport stadia has come to represent. Does it have to be this way? What does the future of sports stadia hold? Can we build a stadium that is better integrated to the community around it? The stadium must become a major urban element again and it must engage the urban context. D.C. United, the most storied franchise in MLS history, needs a new home. Baltimore and other locations in Maryland would gladly welcome the Black-and-Red, but it is vital for them to remain within Washington, D.C. in a soccer specific stadium. An area of land on Buzzard Point has already been chosen for the ...
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free text keywords: Bicycle, Stadium, Soccer, Buzzard Point
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