Casa Futebol: Living in a World Cup stadium
Appartment instead of upper tier: How about using our unused big stadiums as residential space?
Casa Futebol is a response to the large-scale structures known as “white elephants”.
Casa Futebol is an architectural response to the white elephants resulting from major sports events like the Fifa World Cup 2014 in Brazil.
The central part of the stadiums (pitch and lower tier) is not affected by the conversion work, neither are match day activities.
Five of these six stadiums have been built with concrete or metal columns patterns with a 7 or 8 metres span.
About 1,500 to 2,000 people could live in each stadium.
About 1,500 to 2,000 people could live in each stadium, in total about 20,000.