hype studio revamps beira-rio stadium in porto alegre for world cup
 
hype studio revamps beira-rio stadium in porto alegre for world cup hype studio revamps beira-rio stadium in porto alegre for world cup
jun 11, 2014

hype studio revamps beira-rio stadium in porto alegre for world cup

hype studio revamps beira-rio stadium in porto alegre for world cup
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after a 40 year life span as home to sport club internacional, ‘beira-rio stadium’ has been renovated by hype studio architecture. located in porto alegre, brazil, the project is characterized by a roof system composed of 65 steel trusses surrounding the arena, which are wrapped in a PTFE membrane. improvements to the facility included the rebuilding of the lower tier, and the addition of a variety of program such as retail shops, a museum, restaurants, VIP areas, and an entire level of corporate suites. completed in april 2014, with a seating capacity of 51,000, the structure will host 2014 world cup matches.

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the stadium is wrapped in a modular PTFE shade structure
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with a prominent and central position in the city, the facility is easily access by public transit as well as walking. the stadium renovation is part of an overall urban master plan for the surrounding area, which includes a garage structure, hotel, commercial buildings, a convention center, and the improvement of gigantinho arena.

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the stadium accommodates 51,000 spectators
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the structure comprises of 65 steel trusses
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the envelope allows for an open pathway surrounding the stadium
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completed in april 2014, the structure will host 2014 world cup matches
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drawings

 

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roof plan: 65 steel trusses rotate around the elliptical geometry
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floor plan
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section through typical truss and seating configuration
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project info:

 

design: 2006-2010
construction: late 2010 – april 2014
floor area:
300,000 sqm
site area:
165,000 sqm
client:
sport club internacional and SPE brio holding
architects:
hype studio architecture / fernando balvedi, gabriel garcia, maurício santos
architecture team: hype studio architecture (fernando balvedi, gabriel garcia, maurício santos), santini e rocha architects (cicero santini, luís felipe duarte)
lighting: peter gasper, paulo koch
systems: jugend controle predial / eduardo wojciechowski
air conditioning: sistema engenharia
electrical: FB assessoria e projetos / renato porto
hydraulics: FB assessoria e projetos / fernanda borsatto
fire-control system: combat: luciano ramos fávero and roger fernandes e silva
LEED certification: CTE consultoria / myriam tschiptschin
pitch design: maristela kuhn
crowd control: logit consultoria
environmental impact study: MRS ambiental / adriana trojan
structure: simon engenharia – charles simon and luiz eduardo pillar
builder: construtora andrade gutierrez
photograpy: leonardo finotti

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