Sophisticated crystal – Shenzhen Universiade Sports Center

The Summer-Universiade 2011 took place in the chinese city Shenzhen from the 12th to the 13th of August. For this event the new Shenzhen Universiade Sports Center with a main stadium, a multi-function hall, and a swimming stadium were designed. Working in conjunction with the architects von Gerkan, Marg und Partner (gmp), schlaich bergermann und partner successfully participated in the two international competitions for the “Shenzhen Universiade Sports Center” and the “Shenzhen Baoan Stadium.” The following article reports on the planning and design of the roof structures of the three sports facilities of the Universiade Sports Center.


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