The Use of Aluminium Extrusions in Sports Stadium Construction

Modern sports stadiums are designed to be as eye-catching and memorable as possible providing both competitors and spectators with an awe-inspiring experience. Who can forget the swimming pool of the London Olympics in 2012? The gigantic roof, designed to replicate a wave rolling out of the sea, weighs an estimated 3,000 tons and covers a length of 160 metres. Natural daylight floods in through the latticework of the roof’s frame fabricated from aluminium extrusions allowing tantalising glimpses of the interior.

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