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Stadia Arenas and Grandstands: Design, Construction and Operation

P. Thompson Jurek Tolloczko N. Clarke



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Spon Press
16 April 1998
Architectural structure & design; Concert halls, arenas, stadia; Structural engineering; Sporting venues
The market for specialist and multi-functional sports and leisure facilities to host international. national and regional sports, conferences and leisure events is growing fast. This book presents the best of current worldwide experience in the design, construction and operation of these exciting structures. It includes contributions from experts in many fields of procurement, planning and design. Also featured are case studies of stadia and arenas from athletics, rugby, football, tennis and many other sports from Europe, North America and the Far East, and, of course, the New Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. It draws together the interaction between many facets of location, planning, financing, design, construction and operation of sports and leisure facilities. The book forms the proceedings of The International Concrete Society Conference held at the Cardiff International Arena and will be of interest to architects and planners, facility managers and consultants in the fields of engineering, environmental control and services and leisure management, media facilities and to client organizations planning major sports and 'landmark' stadia.
Edited by:   P. Thompson, Jurek Tolloczko, N. Clarke
Imprint:   Spon Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 159mm,  Spine: 29mm
Weight:   862g
ISBN:   9780419240402
ISBN 10:   0419240403
Pages:   376
Publication Date:   16 April 1998
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Additional Papers. Preface. Conference Steering Committee. Foreword: Stadia and Arena Through the Ages. Part 1 Development and Planning. Part 2 Risk Management and Safety. Part 3: Structural Design and Construction. Part 4: Services and Environmental Design. Part 5: New Stadia Projects in the United Kingdom. Part 6: Successful Stadia Projects Around the World. Author Index. Subject Index.

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