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"Estadio Olimpico"

built 1999
architect Cruz `Y Ortiz, Sevilla
static membrane Schlaich, Bergermann & Partner, Stuttgart
covered area 25.000 sqm
material PES/PVC, light grey
Tensile membrane were used at the World Athletics Championships`99, were the premiere event was held at this impressive Stadium. It is situated on the Cartuja Island, the former Expo-site in Seville, which was opened to the public in May 1999.

The tensile membrane for the roof of this grandstand, consist of total 44 membrane panels with a surface of 700 m2 each, which was mounted to an edge-collar-rope structure. The design of the tensile membrane which is reminiscent of patio architecture projects freely reaches 40 m towards the inside above the grandstand galleries. The overall seating area covers 60.000 seats under this roof.

Ceno designs and engineers as well as fabricates and installs tensile membranes for more than 4 decades.