Tennis Venues for Rio 2016 Olympic Park

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Tennis Venues for Rio 2016 Olympic Park

Sports Complex, Brazil – design by gmp

2 Aug 2016

Tennis Venues

Design: gmp, Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Tennis Venues

Tennis Venues for Rio 2016
image © gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

schlaich bergermann partner, together with gmp Architekten, has won a public tender for the development of the complete executive projects of tennis facilities for Rio Olympic Games 2016.

Tennis Venues for Rio 2016
image © gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

The tennis complex is comprised by a permanent arena with 10.000 seats, two temporary arenas with respectively 5000 and 3000 seats and open-air training courts.

Tennis Venues for Rio 2016

Tennis Venues for Rio 2016

The main arena layout consists of circular stands in monolithic concrete over a structured slab with braced radial raker beams that support the precast elements of the sitting area. A circular roof is disposed over 100% of the seats and is supported by a steel structure with columns and radial beams system, covered by a double layer insulated metal cladding. An interesting façade creates the outer envelope of the main arena and protects the external concourses, making use of a set of vertical steel tubes in a chromatic arrangement that grants to the building a dynamic effect.

Tennis Venues for Rio 2016

Tennis Venues – Building Information

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Architect: gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
Cooperation: Lumens, Sustentec und AECOM (schematic design)
Awards: LEED Gold
Client: Prefeitura Municipal do Rio de Janeiro
Contractor: Consórcio IBEG, Tangram, Damiani
Our Scope of Work appraisal, schematic design, conceptual design, detailed design, construction design, tendering

GFA: 57,004 sqm
Diameter: 122 m
Span: 27.3 m
Facade area: 8,369 sqm
Seats: 10.000 / 5.000 / 3.000
Ground area: 39,586 sqm
Height: 24 m
Superstructure height: 24 m
Roof area: 8,117 sqm

Tennis Venues for Rio 2016

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