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VTB Arena project won award at the World Stadium Congress and Awards. It was not the first time when the global experts appreciated the Russian project which combines modern infrastructure, innovations and careful attitude to historical heritage.
The World Stadium Congress and Awards 2017 awarded VTB Arena the best future spot arena (Future Sporting Venue Award). In mid-August the award was delivered to Moscow – a symbolic laced glass and metal disc occupied its place in the office of VTB Arena Park.
The Congress, hosted in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, was particularly dedicated to the importance of stadiums sport arenas for communication of local and international communities. “We want not just to build and open a modern stadium but, in fact, we are speaking about creation of a new center of the city life. We thank the judges who highly appreciated our approach to the design of this space,” noted Andrei Peregoudov, the head of VTB Arena Park project and Senior Vice President of VTB Bank.
The World Stadium Congress 2017 was arranged for the seventh time. It brought together the most reputable representatives of development, sport and entertainment business. The best projects of the industry are awarded the fourth year in a row. Apart from VTB Arena, the award winners also included the Football Club Barcelona awarded for innovations and Olympic Stadium in Baku which was acknowledged the best new facility of in its category.
In 2014, foreign experts also highly appreciated the VTB Arena Park project, the part of which was awarded at the Congress this time. The project is the first and single project in Russia that won international MIPIM Awards.