Viva Aviva

Niki May Young
Friday 13 Feb 2009

HOK Sport reveal the collateral value of Dublin's new stadium

The HOK Sport designed new stadium at Lansdowne Road in Dublin, Ireland, has today been unveiled as Aviva Stadium. Hibernian Aviva, Ireland’s largest insurance company, has secured the naming rights inwhat is one of the most significant sponsorships in Irish history.

Philip Browne, Chairman of the LRSDC and Chief Executive of the Irish Rugby Football Union, said that he was delighted to welcome Hibernian Aviva on board.The 50,000 seat stadium is synonymous with a long tradition of exceptional sporting encounters, andwill provide an international venue worthy to host a future of sporting excellence. The design is theresult of a joint partnership between HOK Sport and Scott Tallon Walker Architects, and is on target forcompletion in 2010.

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