The Ekaterinburg Arena after the reconstruction will have a seating capacity of 44,130 seats. The stadium will provide three types of seats, including special places for people with disabilities and sectors for the fans. The east and west stands 30% of seats will be placed under a canopy. The kernel of a large sports arena will bring together a football field with natural turf size 105x68 m and athletic complex, consisting of eight racetracks, areas for long jump, triple jump and shot put. Grand Sports Arena (BSA) will conform to international standards FIFA and UEFA, the Russian athletics federation, as well as international agencies, cultural events and concerts. Under the stands will places for sports facilities, accommodation for athletes, judges and medical teams, complexes catering. Near the sport center area will be parking and flat sporting facilities: football field with artificial turf, tennis courts.
The stadium has a unique design — from afar the graceful curves of the arena's roof are reminiscent of a water lily adorning the picturesque banks of the Kazanka river. The front of the stadium is fitted with the world's largest high definition screen, with a total area of 3,700 metres. The Kazan Arena has a seating capacity of 45,000 seats.
The new 2018 FIFA World Cup venue has been designed to satisfy even the most demanding of supporters. The stadium has skyboxes, a restaurant with a panoramic views of the pitch, a number of food courts, sports bars and cafes; a children's area and a shop with club merchandise. The arena will also boast a Rubin Football Club museum, a vintage car museum and another dedicated to the stadium's history. For fans coming to matches in their own vehicles, there is parking for 4,445 cars.
The Stadion Nizhny Novogrod has a seating capacity of 45,000 seats. The total area will be 91 acres, 21 of which are allocated to the arena. A new metro station will also be built there, benefiting local residents and those visiting Nizhny Novgorod wanting to see matches at the new stadium. The construction site is currently being cleared, and building will commence in the next few weeks.
Stadion Samara has a seating capacity of 44,000 seats. The city of Samara has strong transport links with a major airport, railway station and river port. The new ground will be situated on Koroviy Island at the confluence of the Volga and Samara Rivers. The 2018 World Cup arena’s most distinctive feature will be its vast dome, spanning over almost 330 meters. The 60-meter high building will have double-tiered stands accommodating 44,000-45,000 people, 1,200 of them in skyboxes.
Fisht Olympic Stadium is an open-air stadium in Sochi, Russia. Located in Sochi Olympic Park and named after Mount Fisht, the 40,000-person-capacity stadium was built primarily for the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, serving as the Olympic stadium, the venue for their opening and closing ceremonies.
Designed by Populous and British design consultancy Buro Happold, the stadium's roof was built from approximately 36,500 square metres (393,000 sq ft) of ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) and was designed to give the roof the appearance of snowy peaks. The bowl opens to the north, allowing a direct view of the Krasnaya Polyana Mountains, and the upper deck is open to the south, allowing a view of the Black Sea.
The Rotor Arena has a seating capacity of 45,000. The arena for the 2018 World Cup will be constructed on the site of the current Central Stadium, which was built in 1962 and is home for Rotor Volgograd FC. An area of over 20 hectares (almost 50 acres) was allocated for the construction of the new stadium and parking sites almost in the heart of the city, while the Rotor Arena itself will be occupying an area of some 124,000 square meters (30.6 acres).
The Baltic Arena or Kaliningrad stadium has a seating capacity of about 35,000. The arena is being built on the Oktyabrsky Island district. The construction is scheduled to finish by May 2017. It will have a steel frame and facade will have a series of orthogonal screens for visitors who fail to enter the premises. One characteristic of this stage is to be dismantled, ie the bleachers can dismantle and top cover can be removed. Furthermore, this stadium will be used for concerts, conferences and various sporting events.
The Luzhniki Stadium is a sports stadium in Moscow, Russia. Its total seating capacity is 78,360 seats, all covered. The stadium is a part of the Luzhniki Olympic Complex, and is located in Khamovniki District of the Central Administrative Okrug of Moscow city. The name Luzhniki derives from the flood meadows in the bend of Moskva River where the stadium was built, translating roughly as "The Meadows".
Its field is used mainly for football games by Torpedo Moscow club, who also own the sports complex, and Spartak Moscow, as well as being one of the home grounds of the Russian national football team. It is one of the few major European stadia to use an artificial pitch, having installed a FIFA-approved FieldTurf pitch in 2002. The pitch is necessary because regular grass pitches cannot withstand the harsh Russian winters and must be replaced at high cost. The stadium is also used from time to time for various other sporting events and for concerts.
Stadion Spartak is a multi-purpose stadium in Moscow, Russia, the construction of which started in October 2010. It was opened 27 August 2014. The venue will be used mostly for football matches and will host the home matches of Spartak Moscow and occasionally of Russia national football team. The stadium is designed with a capacity of 45,360 people. The current design has been developed by AECOM and Dexter Moren Associates and will also neighbour a separate indoor arena.
Stadio W Rostowie will have a total seating capacity of 45,000 seats. The stadium which will be built in Rostov-on-Don, Russia in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will also host FC Rostov of the Russian Premier League, replacing Olimp – 2. The irregular shape of both the roof and stands are its distinctive features. Part of the seating is to be installed only temporarily, for the 2018 World Cup. After the tournament capacity may be decreased to 42,000. As the main architect for Rostov Region confirmed, this stadium is to be the start of a new city centre. It will be the first large project built on the southern bank of the Don River, with the rest of the city lying north. Thanks to restaurants and shopping facilities, it is to attract both people and investment to expand the city south.
Mordovia Arena is a football stadium that will have a seating capacity of 45,015. It will also host FC Mordovia Saransk of the Russian Premier League, replacing Start Stadium. In the bid to host 2018 World Cup submitted to FIFA, Saransk's new stadium was shown with a temporary design by German architect Tim Hupe. For the final look of the stadium a local company ranskGrazhdanProekt was chosen. The simple bowl-shaped venue is to have stands for 45,015 people, but only in tournament mode. After the 2018 World Cup upper stands are to be dismantled, decreasing capacity to 28,000. Between the stands left and the roof a promenade with retail and leisure spaces will be available for the fans.
The St. Petersburg Stadium will have a seating capacity of 66,801 seats. The arena will host the home matches for FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. The design of the stadium is a modified and enlarged version of Toyota Stadium in Toyota City, Japan. The stadium is being built on the location where the former Kirov Stadium used to stand before it was demolished.