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Cable-membrane structure covers landmark stadium

Exteriors | January 1, 2008 | By:

Beijing N & L Fabric Technology Co. Ltd. | Beijing, China

Foshan Stadium, a large cable-membrane structure, is the landmark of Foshan City, China. The stadium has a total membrane area of around 71,000m2, and membrane coverage of approximately 53,420m2. Its roofing structure, which won an Outstanding Achievement Award in the tensile structures more than 2,790m2 (30,000 sq. ft.) category of the 2007 International Achievement Awards, is composed of 40 membrane units, with an area of 901m2 each. The overlaid design of the membrane fully utilizes the entire bearing capacity of the structure’s foundation with great mechanical efficiency.

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