According to Arup, the Precinct will include “an indoor aquatic centerwith two Olympic size pools and a diving pool, a multipurpose sports pavilion housing an indoor athletics track and tennis academy, plus external training fields.” The stadium will be flexible – big enough to accommodate up to 40,000 spectators and, by removing the top tier of seating, the capacity can be reduced to 25,000 in legacy mode.
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Structural design, facade engineering, fire safety, sustainability and other technical services will be handled by Arup, which stated that “the project is targeting a LEED Gold certification and incorporates a variety of additional sustainable design aspects such as green roofs, photovoltaic and solar thermal panels, energy use reduction initiatives and water recycling.”
+ RFA Fenwick Iribarren Architects
Via World Architecture News
Erm...all this so called technology for a `greener' architecture will most probably leave a comparatively high carbon footprint, and for what? To look like Christmas decoration. So let me get this right, photovoltaics, water recycling, solar panels really? and they expect the façade to look as delicate as it does. I am tired of these so called sustainable designs which promise the world but in reality are very different, not to mention the health and safety issue:http://www.calepa.ca.gov/CEPC/2010/AsltonBird/AppAEx7.pdf Seems ARUP are not as clued up as expected.