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BC Place Stadium

BC Place Stadium

General Information

Structural Type: Air-supported membrane structure
Function / usage: Stadium / Arena
Built: 1981 - 1983
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, North America
Address: 777 Pacific Boulevard
Coordinates: 49° 16' 36.00" N    123° 6' 43.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 60 m
seats 60 000
membrane covered area 40 000 m2
building area 40 470 m2

Materials

membrane PTFE-coated glass-fiber fabric

Chronology

May 1980
- August 1980

Concept design

September 1980
- February 1981

Preliminary design

March 1981
- December 1982

Detailed design

April 1981
- June 1983

Construction period.

Participants

Client
Architecture
Structural engineering
General contractor
Steel construction
Membrane supplier

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000708
Created: 18/05/2000
Last Updated: 07/10/2013