The Biggest Ball Ericsson Globe Arena Stockholm, Sweden (1986-1989)

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Stockholm Skyview Globe Arena, Sweden

The Ericsson Globe is an indoor arena located in Stockholm, Sweden.

It is currently the largest spherical building in the world. It has a diameter of 110 meters and an internal height of 85 meters. Its volume is 600 000 m3. It is first used to host the Ice Hockey Sweden team who is playing there games. The rink was also used by club Djurgårdens IF and AIK IF currently evolving in the next room, le Hovet. With its status as the largest spherical building in the world, he was chosen to represent the Sun in a solar system model across the country (most existing representation on Earth).

The story Globen of the work began 10 September 1986 and the arena was built in two and a half years. The 19 February 1989, the largest spherical building in the world was inaugurated and it sleeps 14.119 people for hockey games. It also serves as concert hall and stage futsal (indoor football). It is the property of the Company SGA Fastigheter. Seen from the outside, it looks like a giant golf ball. The forty-fifth edition of the Eurovision Song Contest was held there 13 May 2000 in front of 14 000 spectators. In 2003 he was host matches of the European Championship Basketball. He also hosted twice the world championships in ice hockey 1989 (it was expressly built for) and in 1995, and the hockey world cup 1996 and 2004. It hosted the Men's Handball World Championship 2011. Globen also welcomed Pope John Paul II 8 June 1989, the Dalai Lama or Nelson Mandela rallies. Artists such as Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Luciano Pavarotti, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, U2, Metallica and many others have performed there. The 2 February 2009, the Globenarena the naming rights were acquired by the Swedish company Ericsson Telecommunications, the building is now named Ericsson Globe.

Sweden Globen Skyview

Take a tour of Stockholm Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden – part of the biggest attractions of the world travel video series by GeoBeats. Stockholm, Sweden is a new city, advanced and innovative architecture and engineering. Easily the most distinguished building in the city is the Stockholm Globe Arena, now known as the Ericsson Globe. It is essentially an enormous white sphere that houses a large number of’ sports events in Stockholm, concerts, and major speakers. The stadium opened in 1989 and was initially used mostly for ice hockey games, which continue to represent a large part of its use.
The Ericsson Globe also acts as the Sun in the country the scale model of the solar system Sweden. It is a national symbol and a fascinating feat of’ engineering, worth the detour , whether for a concert or a game.

L’ ARTIST : Mikael Genberg månhus

The Ericsson Globe is an indoor arena located in Stockholm, Sweden.
Its volume is 600 000 m³


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a glass bubble in the sky Stockholm.

To spend a night in a glass bubble, at 130 meters above the ground with a view to 360 the beautiful Stockholm on a summer night ! This trip is for you…

SkyView, a gondola 9 square meter of glass from 130 meters above ground to the top of Ericsson Globe, will be equipped with a bedroom for you and your guests the chance for one night only. SkyView at Ericsson Globe offers a spectacular view 360 degrees in the Swedish capital. SkyView glass gondolas are running for 130 meters (425 feet) to the apex of Ericsson Globe, with the help of 70 tons of iron rail.

The SkyView gondola will be parked over Ericsson Globe will sleep in a comfortable room, spherical and while glass.



Virginia Maneval

I am the daughter of Jean Benjamin Maneval, famous urban architect who notably created the Bulle Six Coques, a plastic house from the pop years. You can also find me on my Facebook page or on my page La Bulle Six Coques by Jean Benjamin Maneval.

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