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Case Study – Olympic Speed Skating Oval – Roof Structure

Paul Fast

The Richmond Oval will serve as the long track speed skating venue for the 2010 Winter Olympics. The one-of-a-kind five acre roof structure features hollow, triangular-shaped composite wood-steel arches, which span 310 feet and conceal mechanical ducts, electrical conduits and sprinkler pipes.

Volume 16 issue 1

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