bahadir kul's batumi football stadium façade embodies a sense of movement
bahadir kul's batumi football stadium façade embodies a sense of movement
dec 26, 2015

bahadir kul's batumi football stadium façade embodies a sense of movement

architecture firm bahadir kul have been commissioned to design the football stadium for batumi in georgia. characterized by its rhythmic façade, the proposal represents the unity and dynamism of the georgian culture and is ultimately influenced by the country’s passion for dance.

a rhythmic façade of layered white paneling defines the exterior
all images by bahadir kul



the white paneling of the outer skin captures a sense of movement, translated from the motion of the ‘whirl’ common in dances of the caucasu. furthermore, it provides a white canvas for light illuminations during the evenings. altogether, the structure measures at 30,000 square meters and has the capacity to seat 20,000; comprised over two decks. a further 10,000 square meter commercial space will be integrated to attract locals to the stadium when it is not in use for games and matches.

parking sites available for 1,000 cars, the stadium will sit on a plot of 87,000 square meters

the batumi stadium from bird-eye view

the façade has been designed to embody a sense of movement

diagram showing the stadium’s natural climatization

with a seating capacity of 20,000, it is designed according to the requirements of UEFA IV category

double-tiered stands have a traditional layout and split the audience between the lower and upper decks


the cladding will be dynamically illuminated at night to represent colors of georgia

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