Brazilian firms Hype Studio and Santini & Rocha Arquitetos have added a lightweight roof with a leaf-shaped structure to the Beira-Rio Stadium in the city of Porto Alegre ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which kicks off on 12 June (+ slideshow). More »
Movie: the base and sock lining of these lightweight football boots by Nike are made of castor beans, as explained in our next movie with the brand’s global creative director for the Olympics Martin Lotti ahead of this evening’s exclusive event at the Nike+ House of Innovation at Selfridges. More »
Creditors of previous owners Treasury Holdings put the building up for sale in January. See abandoned plans for the site by Rafael Viñoly here and a more recent alternative proposal by Terry Farrell here.
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