Jump to content
yukke14

National Stadium(1964 Olympic Stadium)

Recommended Posts

27 minutes ago, olympiaki-agones said:

I'm disappointed! When Tokyo beat Istanbul, my expectations were focus on the main Olympic Stadium. The look of this stadium is totally grey and dull.

The trees and eco design in general look rather cool to me. In a city like Tokyo which is such an urban jungle, the trees almost stand out, which is their way of making the stadium unique. It also gets them Brownie Points on the international radar having an eco-looking stadium. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I actually like the design a lot, the simple aesthetic and the wood exterior gives it a strong Japanese feel. The Zaha Hadid stadium was a costly monstrosity which i'm glad was discarded later.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 16/02/2018 at 3:39 AM, olympiaki-agones said:

The look of this stadium is totally grey and dull.

The use of plants within the stadium structure means that its appearance can be adjusted. If by early 2020 it's looking "grey and dull" then additional or replacement planting can be used.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

New pics courtesy of SSC. It's insane how fast they're working on the stadium. Since the Beijing olympics I haven't seen such fast work for the main venue. 

ldvQsuc.jpg

yJ9smxF.jpg

 

xnZiOAp.jpg

feT3ogh.jpg

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, yoshi said:

Wow. Sure they won't be ready for the rugby?

Yeah, i'm starting to think it was a very dumb decision to remove Tokyo as one of the host cities. Then again I think it was a matter of culture, preferring to not make promises they couldn't keep and fearing any unexpected event would bring up delays to the stadium construction. A shame though, it would had been cool to see this stadium in action already next year for the RWC. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm assuming you realise that the vast majority of the hard work in building a stadium is setting up the stadium infrastructure (most of which is underground - mainly the preparation of the plumbing/electrics).  The actual assembly of the physical stadium is usually fast.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Not this fast though, it's been astonishing how quickly this has gone up. The bowl has gone up in around 10 months - that's twice as fast as comparable stadiums. Amazing work from the Japanese.

The World Cup isn't until September in 2019. I agree with Ikarus and yoshi, I can't see this not being ready by then and I wonder if they regret dropping the venue.

Just as a comparison, here's my club's new stadium - more or less on schedule, and due to open August this year:

DWOd9FlWsAA01n3.jpg

Edited by Rob.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here's a few pics I pulled from Twitter. You can finally see the roof.

 

uunJ7mj.jpg

JwLT6xe.jpg

Fgmk9C8.jpg

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had some errands to do today, so I passed by the stadium. Here are some photos I took.

 

vZCv9AO.jpg

Sn6Qzhu.jpg

mJQuoID.jpg

nAp1psP.jpg

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

They’re gonna have a gleaming new National Stadium sitting empty during the Rugby World Cup that they could’ve used anyway if they keep up this pace :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That thing is gonna be ready in time for the Rugby World Cup isn’t it - is it too late to change the schedule back?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12 hours ago, yoshi said:

That thing is gonna be ready in time for the Rugby World Cup isn’t it - is it too late to change the schedule back?

Depends how far the internals are done; things like wiring, plumbing, safety systems etc. There's a stadium in north London that looks finished but can't open yet, for example. :(

Really not liking that dirty looking seating pattern. Who decided that looked ok?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Anyone else think it's pretty early to be installing seats in the stadium and completing the bathrooms? Isn't that usually something that is done just a couple of months before its first use? 

It's looking great though! I hope if it's completed well before the rugby world cup that the matches can move back to this stadium!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Some new pics from the inside.

20190331002940.png

20190331002913.png

 

Close up detail of the roof

20190331003016.png

Also it seems they're starting to plant the trees both outside and on the exterior rings of the stadium.

D2-2EnwUYAIOSIL.jpg

D2-2FD_U4AI8sms.jpg

D2-3FRvU4AAmyZk.jpg

D2-2FyuU0AAgtVu.jpg

20190331003042.png

D2fA30jU8AM3Gv_.jpg

D2fA30jVAAAlLql.jpg

D26gXYdU4AA9diy.jpg

 

Render

x720-i3n.jpg

How it is looking so far

4508222237001_6009764253001_600976255000

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...