Pictures: Space-age stadium on the shores of Lake Geneva

German firm gmp has won a competition to design a sports complex and a new urban layout in west Lausanne, Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Geneva.

A single circular building combines a UEFA football stadium for 13,000 spectators as well as a competition swimming pool, a boarding school and municipal sports administration.

The urban design for the adjoining areas provides residen­tial and commercial units totalling 100,000 m² net floor space.

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The roof area is used for harnessing renewable energy with the help of solar thermal and photovoltaic panels.

Construction is scheduled to start in 2016 and finish in 2019.

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