Daegu World Cup Stadium

Optimizing Aesthetic Value and Functionality

The Daegu World Cup Stadium was constructed for the 2002 World Cup held in Korea and Japan by a consortium of Kukdong Construction and four other construction companies.

Construction on the Daegu World Cup Stadium began in July 1997. The curves onthe stadium resemble the round earth and the roof of a traditional Korean home symbolizing Korea embracing the world.

Of the roof, 74% is teflon coated so that sports fans can enjoy the game in a comfortable environment. With 65,857 seats, it is the largest stadium in Korea with the capacity to host semi-final or final events.

Walkways are designed so that people may exit the facilities within seven minutes from the completion of the event. The computerized sound system and high definition electronic displays inside and outside the stadium ensures attendees to events to receive accurate infomation.

After four years of construction, the Daegu World Cup Stadium was completed in June 2001.

The Daegu World Cup Stadium is remembered as the place where Koreans wre able to feel the brotherly love between Turkey and Korea as Korea played Turkey in the 3rd 4th place game here during the 2002 Wold Cup.