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Redbird Arena

Redbird Arena

General Information

Structural Type: Tensegrity cable membrane structure
Frame-supported membrane structure
Function / usage: Stadium / Arena
Built: 1985 - 1988
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Normal, McLean County, Illinois, USA, North America
Address: West College Avenu & Delaine Drivr Normal
Coordinates: 40° 30' 38.00" N    88° 59' 57.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 24.34 m
membrane covered area 6 042 + 1 064 m2
building area 8 100 m2
total floor area 16 538 m2

Materials

membrane PTFE-coated glass-fiber fabric

Chronology

February 1984
- April 1985

Design period

June 1985
- July 1988

Construction period.

October 1986
- June 1987

Construction of membrane

Participants

Client
Architecture
Structural engineering
General contractor
Membrane supplier

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000712
Created: 19/05/2000
Last Updated: 07/10/2013