World’s Largest Cricket Stadium
Ramamoorthy Eswaran, Kuppuswamy Muralidharan, Muthuvenkatraman Raghupathy, and Venkata Satya Phani Santosh Kumar
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column, beam, bowl, podium
Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad, India, is the largest cricket stadium in the world. The designers chose to use precast concrete for the structure, and they strived to minimize the number of elements and their joints. This resulted in large and heavy sections with complex, asymmetrical geometries. This article discusses the rigging and assembly of the precast elements that form the structural system of the upper bowl of the stadium.