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MSG Sphere by Populous

Populous' spherical music venue features in today's Dezeen Agenda newsletter

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features Populous' MSG Sphere arena, which is set to become London's largest indoor venue. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now!

Architecture studio Populous has been given the green light to build a 90-metre-high spherical music venue near the Olympic Park in east London for the organisation that runs New York's Madison Square Garden (MSG).

The London Legacy Development Corporation's planning committee voted six to four in favour of the proposal, despite 852 objections submitted in opposition to the project.

The venue will have a capacity of 21,500 with 17,566 seated.

The sinuous form of Zaha Hadid Architects' Beeah Headquarters in Sharjah is intended to evoke sand dunes
Zaha Hadid Architects' dune-like Beeah Headquarters in Sharjah features in today's Agenda newsletter

Other stories in this week's newsletter include Zaha Hadid Architects' dune-like Beeah Headquarters in Sharjah, news of SHoP Architects' supertall Brooklyn Tower topping out in New York and an opinion piece on inclusivity in design by Priya Khanchandani.

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