Poland’s National Stadium in Warsaw, a key venue for the 2012 European Football Championship, picked up two prizes at the World Stadium Congress held in Doha last week.
Designed by gmp and Skidata, the striking stadium was honoured for ‘Best multi-functional stadium design’ and ‘Innovative technology in design’.
The award for ‘World’s most iconic and culturally significant stadium’ went to Melbourne AAMI stadium by Cox Architecture and Arup.
Meanwhile, the London Olympic Stadium by Populous won the prize for ‘Sustainable design concept’.
The Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, South Africa, nominated by BKS, won the award for ‘Engineering Excellence.
An honourary award for outstanding contribution to sporting development in Qatar was presented to the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee.