The New Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has been awarded with the Supreme Award for Structural Excellence by The Institution of Structural Engineers. schlaich bergermann partner is delighted to have won the prestigious award for the stadium project together with Buro Happold Engineering at the 2019 IStructE Structural Awards ceremony in London.
From a shortlist of 49 global projects and the list of winners in 12 principal award categories, the stadium was selected by the judges as the "finest example of excellence in structural engineering design". The project also won the award for best project in the "Long Span Structures" category.
The judges commented: “This is an impressive stadium containing many dramatic long span solutions. The judges were impressed by the ingenuity shown by the structural designers in dealing with very challenging constraints and project requirements.”
With regards to the cable-net roof structure designed by schlaich bergermann partner, they added: “The roof is a complex lightweight cable-net structure with an external compression ring and two internal tension rings. Horizontal loads and uneven loading conditions are carried by geometrical stiffness only, thus optimising the primary structural members to a minimum size and achieving the desired lightness and transparency.”
We are very honored to receive this award and congratulate the whole team involved with the New Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.