Each new year seems to bring a slew of new stadiums opening around the world, the result of long, winding journeys, with lots of money and expectations invested in their success. Some promise to be spectacular, others look, well, less so… But in 2015 we are treated to four new, architecturally significant venues

THE KIDS IN THE WHALE

This fall we took a field trip to the campus of Yale University and were absolutely blown away. The quality of modern architecture on the Yale campus is incredible, a Who’s Who of the great Modernists, but our true affection was for Eero Saarinen’s Ingalls Rink, an absolute gem of a hockey facility which opened in 1958.