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British practices vie for Danish stadium

A number of high-profile British practices are among the teams shortlisted in the competition to design a £120 million indoor arena in Copenhagen

The five-strong shortlist is made up of teams lead by Foster + Partners, Hopkins Architects and Populous, as well as collaborations between Grimshaw and CF Møller, and 3XN and HKS Architects.

The winner is expected to be announced in May.

The 15,000-seat venue will be run by American entertainment company Live Nation, which already operates a number of arenas in Europe including Dublin’s O2 and Wembley Arena, London.

Shortlist in full

• 3XN, HKS architects, Arup and ME Engineers
• CF Møller, Grimshaw, Arup, Niras and Marianne Levinsen
• Foster + Partners, Arkitektfirmaet 78 and Arup
• Hopkins Architects, Pöyry, Friis & Moltke, Arup, Rambøll and Jeppe Aagaard Andersen
• Populous, Dissing+Weitling, Buro Happold, Rambøll, Schönherr, Vanguardia and Charcoal Blue

Copenhagen Arena

Copenhagen Arena

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