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Georgia Dome

Georgia Dome

General Information

Structural Type: Tensegrity cable membrane structure
Function / usage: Stadium / Arena
Built: 1990 - 1992
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA, North America
Address: One Georgia Dome Drive
Coordinates: 33° 45' 27.00" N    84° 24' 5.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

width 185 m
height 82.5 m
length 227 m
seats 70 000
membrane covered area 34 800 m2
site area 56 700 m2
building area 37 200 m2
total floor area 9 490 m2

Materials

membrane PTFE-coated glass-fiber fabric
building structure reinforced concrete
precast concrete

Chronology

November 1989
- August 1990

Design period

March 1990
- August 1992

Construction period.

May 1991
- January 1992

Construction of membrane

Notes

2008 renovations to the Georgia Dome changed the color scheme, both interior and exterior, to red and black - Falcons colors. Also included in the renovations: improved lighting in concourse areas, improvements to concession areas, additional video replay boards, and improvements to the entry gate areas.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000372
Created: 06/09/1999
Last Updated: 07/10/2013