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City of Manchester Stadium, Arup

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Highly commended

Arup Associates' City of Manchester Stadium, the backdrop to the XVII Commonwealth Games last summer and the new home of Manchester City Football Club, has been designed as a stadium for the people, with comfort and enjoyment of spectators the key priorities.

The stadium acts a landmark in the city.

Its arrow-like masts, which support a standing-seam aluminium roof, are visible for miles around and symbolise the dramatic regeneration that has taken place in Eastlands, one of Manchester's poorest boroughs. The distinctive cable-net roof is the stadium's most striking element and was only achieved through a close collaboration between architect and engineer from the outset of the design.

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