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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Olympic Ice Stadium at Grenoble
Author(s): Nicholas Esquillan
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 513-521
Keywords: arenas; concrete construction; connections; form removal; formwork (construction) ; foundations; grandstands; ice rinks; prestressed concrete;
shells (structural forms) ; structural design.
Abstract:Describes generally the engineering and architectural features of a double-shell structure housing the ice rink at Grenoble, France, used in the 1968 Winter Olympics. Problems in constructing the large concrete shells and how they were overcome are covered in detail.
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