BENCHMARK Designwall 4000
BENCHMARK Designwall 4000
BENCHMARK Designwall 4000

Build It Like Beckham

The new DVR PNK Stadium—home to Miami’s professional soccer club, Inter Miami CF, needed a signature look with a modern feel, under tight time constraints.

Challenge: 

In 2014, David Beckham and a group of investors started plans for a new stadium in Miami, but getting the necessary approvals for the endeavor proved challenging. The project fell through multiple times, but, in 2019, the group finally received permission to build a massive sports complex site next to Miami’s international airport. Unfortunately, Miami’s first professional MLS team was set to debut in early 2020, leaving too little time to build a stadium on the proposed site. Instead, they decided to re-purpose the older Lockhart Stadium in Ft. Lauderdale, a dilapidated building that was sitting unused after years of hosting another semi-professional soccer club. They had less than 10 months to build the new facilities. Product selection was critical to getting the project completed in time.

Solution: 

Kingspan’s benchmark Designwall 4000 architectural panels were chosen as the main exterior of the building. This solution offered design and construction teams the ability to create a new building envelope with excellent thermal performance, in custom colors, very quickly.

The project was completed in under 10 months, a record-breaking construction time frame that was unheard of in the world of professional sports stadiums. The panels were painted a custom pink and black, the official colors of Inter Miami CF. With the QuadCore technology inside the panels, the stadium is equipped for excellent thermal performance—with R-values reaching up to R-8 per in.

BENCHMARK Designwall 4000
BENCHMARK Designwall 4000
BENCHMARK Designwall 4000
BENCHMARK Designwall 4000
BENCHMARK Designwall 4000
BENCHMARK Designwall 4000

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