The Municipal Stadium Miejski in Wroclaw, Poland, (Polish: Stadion Miejski we Wrocławiu) is the highest fourth category football (soccer) stadium currently being built for the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship. The stadium will be completed in June, 2011, and will have a seating capacity of 42,771 spectators.

The winning architectural concept developed by JSK Architekci is called STADIUM-LANTERN. The distinctive shape was chosen to be easily recognisable and associated with the dynamic city.

The shape of the stadium is highlighted by the innovative design of its external walls. The building will be covered by glass fibre mesh coated with teflon. The mesh will be anchored by steel rings placed around the entire body of the stadium. The covering will lend lightness and transparency to the massive structure. The colors of the external walls of the stadium can be changed using a sophisticated lighting system.

Concession stands will be situated under the semi-transparent facade.

The architectural concept also includes an outdoor promenade around the stadium, called the esplanade. The esplanade will grant access to the inside of the stadium from two directions. From the south, it will lead under Lotnicza Street where an integrated Park&Ride plaza is being built with a tram stop, a train station, and an outdoor parking lot). From the north, the esplanade will lead from the northern public transport interchange with tram and bus stops and a parking lot for buses.

The area surrounding the stadium and esplanade will be landscaped and provided with benches to create a park-like space where people can relax or meet.

Stadion Miejski we Wrocławiu
(Municipal Stadium in Wrocław)
Location Wrocław, Poland
Built (Expected completion: 30 June 2011)
Owner City of Wrocław
Operator SMG
Surface Field (Grass)
Construction cost 729,7 mln PLN
Architect JSK Architekci
Capacity 42,771
Field dimensions 105 x 68 meters

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