NEWS | 17/02/2014“The new Bernabéu will be a special, unique and spectacular stadium”, said Florentino Pérez.
The Santiago Bernabéu will change its aspect in the coming years as it carries on being a worldwide reference for both sport and architecture. The project lead by GMP and L35 Ribas won the competition held to design a stadium that will become an international icon.
In the words of Florentino Pérez, the new Santiago Bernabéu “will be a privileged territory for the emotions and pride of our fans. We want it to be the best stadium in the world, with maximum comfort, an icon of architecture and cutting edge. The best stadium is a unique position, and it will be a world symbol. A special stadium, unique and spectacular”.
“Four world-renowned teams presented proposals. But we had to chose one, and we opted for the one submitted by GMP and L35 Ribas. This cutting edge project perfectly reflects the objectives that we wanted. It possesses great beauty and the possibility of fitting it together with our sporting development calendar”.
For his part, Volkwin Marg, founder and owner of GMP said: “We have had the honour of participating in the construction of more than 20 stadiums, but this is the most important project of our career. We present the most important stadium of a new generation. The design reflects the values of the legendary club that is Real Madrid. Also, the removable roof allows the enjoyment of different events with different purposes. Sporting, cultural and leisure events that will bring all sorts of different people to the building who previously had never even thought of going”.