Stadiums affect the community as much as the clubs that inhabit them. Tottenham Hotspur is the latest football team to expand its stadium, the historic White Hart Lane. It’s a vast architectural project the impact of which will be felt well beyond match days – with the potential to transform the surrounding borough for the better.
The late Oscar Niemeyer was perhaps Brazil’s greatest architect, responsible for many of the country’s most beloved structures such as the National Congress Building. Monocle’s Rio de Janeiro correspondent Sheena Rossiter paid a visit to one of his early works, the JK building in Belo Horizonte, to hear some home truths from its residents.
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