A shortlist of six has been drawn up to design a £100m football stadium for Spanish football team Valencia.
The shortlist, drawn up by AUMSA, the city's regeneration agency, includes two British architects. Hamilton Associates has entered in association with Borgos Dance & Partners and Arup Sport, and KSS is part of a team that includes Dutch practice Amsterdam ArenA Advisory.

The other practices shortlisted are:

  • American architect HOK Sport

  • German practice von Gerkan, Marg & Partners

  • Spanish firms Ferrater-Peñin and Seeac.

The Campo de Mestalla, Valencia's current stadium, seats 49,000 spectators. The client's brief calls for a 21st-century version that will seat 70,000 fans, and which can be used as a venue for other sports and rock concerts.

A decision on the winner is expected within six months. Construction is expected to take five years.

Hamilton Associates director Robin Partingdon has joined forces with fellow architect Borgos Dance & Partners for the bid. Partingdon worked extensively with the firm's director Etienne Borgos when they were both at Foster and Partners.

Borgos designed a public plaza in Valencia, the Mercado de Colon, which was completed last year.