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Architecture from Commission to Construction by Jennifer Hudson

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Moses Mabhida Stadium

von Gerkan, Marg und Partner Architects (gmp), in cooperation with Ibhola Lethu Consortium (ILC)

Location: Durban, South Africa

Principal use: Multifunctional stadium

Client: Municipality of Durban (eThekwini Municipality), Strategic Projects Unit (SPU)

Site area: stadium, platform, media compound, access, green area, linear park: 296,000 m2 (3,186,118 ft2). Linear park area: 131,500 m2 (1,415,454 ft2)

Total build area: 92,300 m2 (990,279 ft2)

Competition: July 2006

Design and construction period: November 2006 – November 2009

Budget: ZAR 3 billion

In the introduction to Architecture for an African Dream (a monograph elucidating the circumstances of planning and realizing the three stadia designed by von Gerkan, Marg und ...

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