The Don Valley athletic stadium in Sheffield, completed in 1991, was one of the first major new sports buildings designed by AHA. Built on the site of a former steelworks, the stadium has a dramatic roof - a series of fabric canopies supported by 12m-high masts and struts. The next stadium, which followed the recommendations of the Taylor Report following the Hillsborough disaster, was the Alfred McAlpine stadium in Huddersfield, a collaboration between AHA and the Lobb Partnership. ...
GET INSTANT ACCESS
for less than 46p a day
Join thousands of professionals who already subscribe to the Architects' Journal.
You’ll get instant access to read this article -
and 53,000+ articles like it.
- Trusted industry news & analysis, wherever you need itUnlimited online access and weekly magazine delivery – now also available on iPad/iPhone
- Get ideas, get inside buildings and check precedentsBuildings Library – images, drawings and plans for exemplar projects in British architecture
- Planning & regulation – what you need to know Protect your practice - the AJ keeps you up-to-date with changes to regulations and legislation