New National Stadium International Concept Design Competition


1st Prize
Zaha Hadid Architects

2nd Prize
Cox Architecture pty Ltd

3rd Prize
SANAA+Nikken Sekkei Ltd



The JAPAN SPORT COUNCIL announces the opening of a design competition for the construction of a new national stadium in Japan. The construction of the stadium is being undertaken as a national project on a scale unprecedented in this century.

Category Project Competition / Competition Result
Type International, Project, Restricted, Two-Stage
Genre Sports
Country Japan
RegDeadline 10 September 2012 GoogleCal iCal
25 October 2012 GoogleCal
Eligibility Laureates for any of the following international architecture awards: Pritzker Architecture Prize, AIA Gold Medal, RIBA Gold Medal, UIA Gold Medal, Praemium Imperiale in Honor of Prince Takamatsu. OR Experience in the schematic design or design developmen

Jury Chair: Tadao Ando
Judging Comittee Members: Hiroyuki Suzuki, Takayuki Kishii, Hiroshi Naito, Makoto Yasuoka, Junji Ogura, Shunichi Tokura, Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, Ichiro Kono

First prize: JPY 20,000,000
Second prize: JPY 7,000,000
Third prize: JPY 3,000,000

Entry Fee

Japan Sport Council

Official Website