Architecture bids in on Vikings stadium

Five national architectural and engineering firms have submitted renderings and plans for a new $975 million Vikings stadium. The finalists include Kansas City-based Populous, formerly known as HOK Sport, the company that designed new homes for the Minnesota Twins, Wild and University of Minnesota football team.
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Five national architectural and engineering firms have submitted their visions for a new $975 million Vikings stadium to replace the Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis.

The finalists include Kansas City-based Populous, formerly known as HOK Sport, the company that designed new homes for the Minnesota Twins, Wild and University of Minnesota football team, the Star Tribune reports.

The others:

AECOM, a designer of CenturyLink Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks.

Ewing Cole, designer of MetLife Stadium, home of the New York Jets and Giants.

HKS Inc., designer of the $1.2 billion Cowboys Stadium

HNTB Corp., designer of the $1.2 billion Santa Clara, Calif., stadium under construction for the San Francisco 49ers.

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