Stadia Study Group

Our Stadia and Other Crowd Excited Structures Study Group discusses all aspects of major venue design - including conception to analysis and optimisation of all the structural elements, plus fabrication, delivery and construction issues.


Topics covered:
  • The design and construction of grandstands and stadia as well as long span structures
  • The dynamic behaviour and design of grandstands and dance floors
  • Analysis and understanding of the interesting aspects of moving roofs and floors


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