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Bates Smart Plans to Suspend a New Sydney Stadium Above the City's Central Station

Australian architecture practice Bates Smart has revealed a plan to suspend a new Sydney stadium above central station. The design is a response to the New South Wales State Government and their proposal to demolish the main Sydney Football Stadium in the city's south-eastern suburbs and replace it with a new stadium. The new project would be a 45,000-seat stadium over the rail yards of Sydney?s Central Station that address the broad public opposition to the government's plan.

Sydney Football Stadium. Image Courtesy of Bates Smart

Australian architecture practice Bates Smart has revealed a plan to suspend a new Sydney stadium above central station. The design is a response to the New South Wales State Government and their proposal to demolish the main Sydney Football Stadium in the city's south-eastern suburbs and replace it with a new stadium. The new project would be a 45,000-seat stadium over the rail yards of Sydney?s Central Station that address the broad public opposition to the government's plan.
Sydney Football Stadium. Image Courtesy of Bates Smart

The New South Wales State Government has stated that their plan to build a new stadium on the same site would come in at a cost of $705 million. Hoping to avoid the use of government funds to demolish and rebuild, Bates Smart believes there are three main issues with the Government?s proposal: Moore Park Stadium is not well serviced by public transport, the redevelopment does not catalyze wide...
Source: Archdaily
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