Ι.MAVRAKIS & PARTNERS S.A.
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O.A.K.A. is the main stadium that the hosted the Athens Olympic Games 2004.

The total area of the roof (in plan) is 25000.00m2 and is supported on 4 pin connections at 7.00m high above the ground. The surfacing of the roof is constructed out of glass sheets.

The roof comprises two main arches spanning 304.00m. They are formed by circular hollow sections of 3.25 & 3.60m diameter. The main arches are supported on pin supports on their ends and are also pin-connected to each other.

Cross beams are made of steel CHS and IPE sections. All connections of steel elements were carried out and inspected in the fabrication yard. On site connections are bolted, using prestressed bolts. Cross beams are supported by prestressed cable hangers.

Our role: CAT III Checking

 Design by: Santiago Calatrava