BIG to Design Swedish Sports Venue

29 October 2009 (Last Updated October 29th, 2009 18:30)

Danish Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been selected to design a sports venue in Malmo, Sweden. The proposed development for the World Village of Women Sports will serve as an educational facility for research and training in all areas of female sport. The 100,000m² site will fe

Danish Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been selected to design a sports venue in Malmo, Sweden.

The proposed development for the World Village of Women Sports will serve as an educational facility for research and training in all areas of female sport.

The 100,000m² site will feature an array of buildings with large open spaces and public gardens.

A large central hall will be used for professional football matches as well as concerts, conferences, exhibitions and flea markets.

Local businessman Kent Widding Persson has funded the project, which is supported by the local council.