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Expo 2020 Dubai site to be delivered this year

Despite the postponement of Expo 2020 Dubai until next year the event site remains on target for completion before the end of 2020. The six-month world fair, a milestone for the United…

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Jun 19, 2020 Design / Environment / Events / Tourism / Venues /


IOC Coordination Commission praises progress on Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics has this week released an update on the Games’ preparations, praising…

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Jun 13, 2020 Design / Events / Sport / Venues / Wellness /


Qatar authorities to stage COVID-19 themed inauguration of new Education City Stadium

Qatar is set to officially inaugurate Education City Stadium, the third venue completed for the nation’s hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.  Qatar’s Supreme Committee for…

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Jun 5, 2020 Design / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Organisers report progress of venues for China’s next National Games

The organisers of China’s 14th National Games have advised of positive progress on the development of new venues in Shaanxi province for the four-yearly event. Scheduled for 2021 but…

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May 25, 2020 Design / Events / Sport / Venues /


Work progresses on Qatar’s innovative ‘shipping container’ stadium

With Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) having promoted the sustainable legacy of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Doha's Ras Abu Aboud Stadium is seen as being a…

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May 14, 2020 Design / Environment / Sport / Venues /


World Stadium Congress heads online in 2020

Having staged the World Stadiums Congress over 11 years in Europe, Qatar, Singapore and Australia, current Coronavirus restrictions will see its 2020 edition staged online. To be held as a…

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May 12, 2020 Design / Events / Safety / Ticketing / Venues /


China looks to FIFA World Cup hosting with new football stadia

With ambitions to be a football superpower and to host the FIFA World Cup as early as 2030, China is currently undertaking a multibillion-dollar burst of football stadium construction.…

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May 1, 2020 ByNigel Benton Design / Finance / Sport / Venues /


Australia pulls out of the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale

The Australian Institute of Architects has announced it will no longer participate in the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale, scheduled to begin in August. In a statement, the Institute…

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Apr 21, 2020 Design / Events / Wellness /



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