Korean newspaper 'Korean Herald' has confirmed that Hanwha E&C has started construction on the 50,000-seater stadium being funded by the Iglesia ni Cristo. The proposed sports complex will become the world's largest domed area when it is completed.
Here's the profile of Iglesia ni Cristo's proposed football stadium, in Bocaue, Bulacan with target completion date on 2014.
Hanwha Engineering and Construction Corp. began work on the world’s largest domed arena in the Philippines on Thursday.sourse: Choi He-suk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The work for the $175 million contract, signed on Aug. 4, got underway in a ceremony attended by Hanwha E&C officials including vice chairman Kim Hyun-chung and those from the Filipino Christian organization Iglesia Ni Cristo that issued the contract.
The facility located near Manila, named the Philippine Arena, will be fitted with 50,000 seats and its domed roof will be nearly 36,000 square meters, making it the world’s largest domed arena, the company said.
Hanwha E&C said that the work will be carried out over 30 months to be finished early 2014.