Olympic Ice Stadium at Grenoble

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Title: Olympic Ice Stadium at Grenoble

Author(s): Nicholas Esquillan

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 66

Issue: 7

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.

Date: 7/1/1969

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.