Council stadium Roof

Braga - 2003 - 2004

The stadium geometry is clear in the central concrete grandstands, split by three galleries with a circular cross section that allow to pass through it.

The roof structure is made by two 25cm thick concrete slabs, suspended by a cable system.

This cable system is arranged transversally with respect to the field. The 220m length roof structure is a unique worldwide structural example.

The final design has been developed together with many experimental wind tunnel tests.

Technical Sheet
Performed service
Final structural design of the steel roof
Client
Società Soares de Costa
Year
2003 - 2004
Dimensional parameters
30.500 Seatsw
Cost of the project
120.000.000 €

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