Title: Structural Design of the National Stadium in Jamaica
Author(s): Clifford J. Evans
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1557-1566
Keywords: deflection, design, roof, stadium
Describes the structural design and construction of the National Stadium at Briggs Park, Kingston, which was built for the IX Central American and Caribbean Games held in Jamaica in 1962. The most interesting feature is the arch frame cantilevered roof of the grandstand. The considerations of differential deflections, which affected the design, and methods of construction are described in detail.