Horseshoe - This stadium has an opening at one end.
Open - having an opening at both ends.
Although the stadium is usually designed open air, newer designs today are close or roofs or roofs doom to sliding of the spectators, field, and to protect the players from bad weather.
The seats in a stadium often consists of folding seats on terraced rows, starting at the field level, and increased to what is known as the nosebleed section gradually. Others have standing room bleachers for seating. Huge stadiums can accommodate 100,000 people, provide space while some racetracks to 250,000 people.
These days, this facility can be used already for various events. This includes all outdoor or indoor sports events such as basketball, baseball, football, soccer and track. Some may even be used for job fairs, trade shows, football matches and concerts.
Commerce is a growing trend in the sports industry. Among corporate sponsors, a hot commodity is the stadium naming rights. Companies today are willing to call to fork out a lot of money just a stadium. In fact, many of them have gone through several name changes over the years.
Current trends in the construction of a new stadium
This is always a big company, the millions of dollars, a large amount of power, and a considerable physical work must be ready for them. Here are some of the current trends in the implementation of such:
Designing them as a multi-purpose facility, so that it can generate more revenue
Covering with a retractable roof so no matter what is the weather during a particular event, it can still be held in this system.
Make it very persistent
Integration of reliable anti-terrorism and security measures
Provision of facilities for all, especially for people with disabilities
Besides being more importance must be given to public information and entertainment services, catering facilities, retail, private viewpoints, exhibitions and toilet facilities.