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Portable Stadium

One of the key figures behind the City of Manchester Stadium, former principal architect at Arup Associates James Burland, has revealed plans for a 'portable stadium'. The scheme - aimed at cities bidding for the Olympics or other major sporting events - is based upon the concept of transportable and divisible elements, and will have a maximum capacity of 80,000. Burland said sports minister Richard Caborn had seen the plans and asked him to develop them further with reference to a ...

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