BAM Sports – the subsidiary of BAM Deutschland AG, which specialises in the construction of stadiums – has been awarded the contract for the complete renewal of Wildparkstadion in Karlsruhe, situated in the south west of Germany.
The stadium serves as home of football club Karlsruher SC, which plays in the 3. Bundesliga. The contract by the City of Karlsruhe includes demolition of the original 1955 stadium and construction of a new stadium for more than 34,000 spectators with a VIP area, clubs offices and a fan shop. The contract value is approximately €100 million.
BAM Deutschland will deliver the project, and the pitch will remain in use during construction. The stadium will be completed in 2022 and is designed by architects agn. An innovative structure of Y-shaped beams, which give the complex a distinctive architectural appearance, is supporting the stadium roof.
In recent years, BAM Sports has also delivered comparable stadiums in Dresden, Mainz and Augsburg.