Dynamo Stadium Information

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Seating Capacity 22,000 (7,000 lower sections)
Location Downtown Houston, East End
Groundbreaking February 5, 2011
Sched. Completion May 2012
   
Suites 33 main suites located less than 10 rows from playing field
  2 party suites located in southeast corner
Club Capacity c. 1,100
Concourse Width 30 feet (avg.)
Concession Stands Full service stands throughout stadium
  Local vendor booths in south end zone
Restrooms In excess of current building codes
Main Gates 4 main gates for fan entry/exit
ADA Accessibility Stadium will meet all ADA regulations
Main Video Board 25-ft x 40-ft LED high definition screen
Broadcast Booths 7 (3 radio, 4 TV)
Print Media Capacity 50
   
Playing Surface Tifway 419 Bermuda grass
  c. 90,000 square feet
  able to accommodate soccer, football, rugby, lacrosse
Stage c. 5,000 square feet, located in south end zone
with demountable seats and full rigging grid on canopy
Locker Rooms 1 Dynamo locker room
  4 multipurpose team locker rooms
   
Site Size 12 acres (522,720 square feet)
Building Size 340,000 square feet
Highest Elevation 70 feet
Exterior Skin 94,000 square feet of aluminum panels
Panels 50 percent open to improve air flow
Structural Concrete 13,800 cubic yards
Structural Steel 2,200 tons
Site Concrete 3,200 cubic yards
Canopies Extending 75 feet over east and west sidelines
Stage Canopy Extending 125 feet over south end zone
Sustainability Project will seek LEED registered certification.
Majority of construction waste to be diverted from landfills
by recycling steel, glass, concrete, masonry, drywall, cardboard,
and wood
   
Partners Harris County
City of Houston
Harris County-Houston Sports Authority
Houston Dynamo
Project Mgr. ICON Venue Group, Greenwood Village CO
Construction Mgr. Manhattan Construction, Houston TX
Architect Populous, Kansas City MO
Landscape Architect Clark Condon, Houston TX
Structural Engineer Walter P. Moore, Houston TX
Civil Engineer WGA, Houston TX
   
  * all numbers are approximate and subject to modification *

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