Engenhão's Olympic Stadium Recovery

Recovery of the roofing of the João Havelange Olympic Stadium of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic games. The stadium, with its undulated roofing of atypical structure has a capacity for 47.000 spectators.
Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

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Project Description

Emasa Engineering was hired to analyses the design, calculations and execution of the steel structure’s connections for the roofing of the station and of the elements installed for the recovery. 

The structure has 36000m2 of area and an atypical structural system composed of a large quantity of elements. Works were also performed closely to the general verification of the project and its global stability, aiming to, in conjunction with the field inspections, to identify hidden structural deficiencies along the recovery process. 

This was a work of great complexity due to the large number of connections and all the difficulties natural to any recovery work. 

Project Information

Client: Engenhao

Where: Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Approximate Total Weight: 5.500 Tons