World of Sport

Will this be sport’s next great stadium?

World of Sport

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The Atlanta Falcons of the NFL are building a new $1 billion stadium and it looks like they are going all out to create something unique.

The company selected to design the stadium, 360 Architecture, have released two potential design concepts call the "Pantheon" and the "Solarium."

They both feature incredibly funky-looking retractable roofs and a bevy of unique features that range from 360 degree giants screens to "impact seating" – which will see fans' seats vibrate whenever a big hit occurs on the pitch.

We're just going to say that bit again: the seats vibrate whenever there's a big hit on the pitch! How cool is that?

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Seats that vibrate whenever a big tackle goes in. Amazing!

The Pantheon to us looks a bit like Beijing's Bird's Nest Stadium from the 2008 Olympics, though perhaps a Mk II version of that design created by an evil super villain in need of a new lair.

Whereas the other option, the Solarium, looks like a giant greenhouse of the future built to protect all mankind from some terrible floating virus that lurks outside. And when it's not in use for sport, it could be used by the giant from Jack and the Beanstalk to grow his tomatoes.

As far as we're concerned, both look very, very cool.

Have a look at the pictures and tells us which design you prefer in the comments section below.

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THE PANTHEON

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THE SOLARIUM

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You can see the full design proposal here.

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