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Biodôme

Biodôme

General Information

Structural Type: Shell
Function / usage: Stadium / Arena
Museum
Built: 1974 - 1976
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Montreal, Montréal, Quebec, Canada, North America
Part of:
Coordinates: 45° 33' 35.00" N    73° 32' 59.00" W

Technical Information

Quantities

concrete volume 12 000 m3
prestressing steel 386 t

Materials

shell prestressed concrete

Chronology

27 August 1974

Works on the velodrome begin.

Notes

As the velodrome was not being used sufficiently after the Olympic games it was subsequently converted into its current function. It now serves as a zoological facility showing various habitats of the world from the arctic to the tropics.

Participants

Architecture
Prestressing

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0003511
Created: 10/06/2002
Last Updated: 14/10/2013