The 2006 World Cup sees Germany showcasing some of the best football grounds in the world and their design gives a clue to what the stadiums of the future will look like.
Globally, a new generation of sports stadiums are fast becoming an important symbol of the cultural and economic future of a city and country.
Germany is proud of its stadiums, with the jewel in the crown being the new Allianz Arena in Munich. Not only can it change colour, but architects say its shape and multi-panel roof are the key to the look of the grounds of the future.
The Stadiums of the Future
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