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The Redskins' New Stadium Could Have a Moat

Bjarke Ingels revealed the moat is meant to be used for kayakers, not keeping away unruly fans

While there are still no reports on where the next Redskins stadium will be, the public can still know what it may eventually look like. The Washington Post reported that Washington Redskins owner Daniel Synder hired the architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) to design a new stadium for the football team. On "60 Minutes," the firm revealed their designs, showing a paraboloid-shaped stadium surrounded by a moat meant to be used for kayakers, according to The Washington Post.

Because Snyder hired BIG — the same firm behind Google's new headquarters in Mountain View, California and the Smithsonian's 20-year master plan for the National Mall — The Washington Post foresees this new stadium giving Snyder the leverage to host the Super Bowl.

There is still no confirmation on where the stadium will be built, whether Virginia, Maryland, or Washington, D.C.

The Redskins' lease at Landover, Maryland's FedEd Field will expire in 2027.

Architect unveils glitzy design for Redskins stadium complex [The Washington Post]