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My list of ugliest stadiums:
-New Soilder Field, Chicago
-Red Bull Stadium, New Jersey
-safeco field, seattle
-the cookie cutter baseball stadiums in japan
-all the euro soccer stadiums with roofs and the squared off corners
 

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Color Line Stadion (Aalesund, Norway). The stadium opened in 2005, but it looks horrible. The seats are split up into several tiers with only a few rows, all stands have supporting pillars, tons of exposed concrete, artificial grass, etc...



 

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-all the euro soccer stadiums with roofs and the squared off corners
Why are those so ugly in your opinion? In most european countries you really need a roof to protect you against the rain, and sometimes even the sun. Those squared off corners are there because most of the stadiums are expended a lot off times during a long period. Most stadiums are built on the field the club was founded on. In my opinion it gives a hystorical and unique touch to those stadiums wich gives them a unique vibe, thats what makes a stadium beautifull in my opinion.

A unique stadium which really belongs to one clubs is in my opinion way more beautifull then a stadium which could belong to any club.
 

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Why are those so ugly in your opinion? In most european countries you really need a roof to protect you against the rain, and sometimes even the sun. Those squared off corners are there because most of the stadiums are expended a lot off times during a long period. Most stadiums are built on the field the club was founded on. In my opinion it gives a hystorical and unique touch to those stadiums wich gives them a unique vibe, thats what makes a stadium beautifull in my opinion.
Many US college stadiums have been expanded many times and are just as old as the old euro stadiums and they are architecturally much better looking.
 

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Lots of people like the Superdome but I've always found it particularly awful.

Not sure what the architects of Tropicana Field had in mind.

Oakland Coliseum was nice originally, now it sucks something fierce.

I'm actually fond of Råsunda and the Velodrome.
 

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Many US college stadiums have been expanded many times and are just as old as the old euro stadiums and they are architecturally much better looking.
I know, I wasn't comparing them to US stadiums anyway.
Why are they so much better in your opinion? In most cases both european and US stadiums are architecturally really bad, but the history makes them beautifull. Also there is a big culteral difference in the game it is made for, and the way we approach a sports game, so there are also big differences in what we expect a stadium to look like. What it is that makes you define european soccer stadiums as the most ugly stadiums? And what is so bad about the roofs?
 

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@Dexter Morgan, what's so wrong with roofs and circles? I guess that's what you hated about the ones you posted (all of which I found appealing, by the way). And I'm guessing it's because they go against the American tradition of "no roofs for football" and "triangle stands for baseball". If that's the reason, then it's a matter of tradition, and that's the same reason why Europeans love square, roofed, multi-tiered grounds (I loved that "Color Line" Norwegian stadium, by the way; only bad thing are the supporting columns).

Here's a recently demolished one that was hideous, the Doble Visera belonging to CA Independiente, Argentina:

Note that in Latin America most clubs are happy just to have a stadium and don't focus in design unless it's really necessary (either it's too small or it's too ugly).

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