Optus Stadium has just won an international award for architecture and design.
Perth’s extraordinary Optus Stadium is the best sports stadium in the world for 2019.
Not only has Optus Stadium become a tourism boom for WA, but the stadium has now gained international acclaim after winning the Prix Versailles for Sports – for architecture and design.
Which makes Perth’s Optus Stadium the most beautiful sporting facility in the world.
The $1.6 billion stadium was able to beat out stadiums from China and New York making it a very impressive feat.
The judgement criteria
The panel judged stadiums from around the globe on innovation, creativity, reflection of local, natural and cultural heritage, and energy efficiency.
With Optus Stadium coming out number 1.
Prix Versailles Finalists:
- Optus Stadium – Perth, Australia (winner)
- Hangzhou Sports Park Stadium – Hangzhou, China
- Édgar Rentería Stadium – Barranquilla, Colombia
- Louis Armstrong Stadium – New York, NY, United States
- Al-Najaf Stadium – Najaf, Iraq
- Luzhniki Stadium – Moscow, Russia
ABC PERTH sports Journalist Clint Thomas tweeted:
“Optus Stadium been awarded the Unesco Prix Versailles for sport. It basically means it is the most beautiful stadium in the world.”
Maybe one day we will get to host the AFL grand final.
List of Optus Stadium awards.
For more information on the award visit prix-versailles.com.