Populous Bids for Iraqi Stadium

20 December 2010 (Last Updated December 20th, 2010 18:30)

International architecture practice Populous is planning to submit a bid to design a stadium and sports complex outside Baghdad in Iraq. Populous will collaborate with Iraqi contractor Jiburi to bid for the project which is one of the six new stadiums planned to be built across the co

International architecture practice Populous is planning to submit a bid to design a stadium and sports complex outside Baghdad in Iraq.

Populous will collaborate with Iraqi contractor Jiburi to bid for the project which is one of the six new stadiums planned to be built across the country.

The 100,000-seat stadium will feature sporting facilities similar to the $500m Basra Sports City project.

The bid for the stadium and sports complex is still in its early stages, according to building.co.uk.