As Saudi Arabia approaches hosting the 2027 AFC Asian Cup, the Dammam Stadium project stands out as an architectural masterpiece that embodies creativity and sustainability in the heart of the Gulf. This project, funded by the Public Investment Fund (PIF), is a model of integration between architecture and environmental conservation.
Capacity and design: The stadium can accommodate 45,000 spectators, and features a unique design signed by Foster & Partners. The design is inspired by water whirlpools, reflecting the spirit and culture of the region.
Technology and Sustainability: Equipped with advanced air conditioning systems, the stadium sets an example of sustainability and technological innovation.
Cost and economic impact: With an estimated budget of $400 million, the project is a major investment aimed at promoting economic and tourism growth in the region.
The stadium, which forms part of a broader initiative to develop the Kingdom’s sports infrastructure, represents an important step towards strengthening Saudi Arabia’s position as a global sports destination. This project not only demonstrates the Kingdom’s commitment to sports, but also expresses its ambition to achieve excellence in the field of architecture and sustainability.