Barcelona’s Nou Camp is to undergo major reconstruction.
The work is due to begin in 2017 and will increase the capacity of the Estadio from 99,354 to 105,000.
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The whole process will take four summers and three and a half seasons,
the venue will remain open as the work is undertaken.
A joint bid by Japanese company Nikken Sekkei and a Catalan studio headed by architects Joan Pascual and Ramon Ausio won the tender to remodel the home of Barcelona.
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The winning bid was among eight finalists out of 26 entrants for the tender.
The teams had to be composed of one international studio and a local one.
The new, new camp will be completely covered with supporters protected from all types of weather.
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