The first real football stadium for 17,500 Bulgarian spectators is planned to be built on the previous training and sports site of the ‘Lokomotive Mezdra’ sports club.
The stadium´s unique site is bounded by a wooded slope in the north and by the River Iskar in the south; it also closes off the river valley.
The roof´s shape opens towards the west in a welcoming gesture and it attracts the spectators into the stadium. The stadium´s interior can be experienced far away already from the pedestrian´s perspective and the atmosphere in the arena is noticeable.
The roof´s overall shape wraps itself around the stadium: it lowers itself in the area of the rear gate´s stand in the east and adapts itself to the tribune´s lower height. The reference to the dramatic landscape is emphasized as a result.
The stand´s individual components are anchored onto the site as sweeping, heavy ‘concrete sculptures‘, over which the aerodynamically shaped, light-weight roof floats.