American Express Community Stadium

Tags: sport, community, steel, long span

Related projects: Chelsea FC Youth Training Academy, Hackney Marshes Centre

Webb Yates - Sports - Amex Stadium Brighton
Webb Yates - Sports - Amex Stadium Brighton
Webb Yates - Sports - Amex Stadium Brighton
Webb Yates - Sports - Amex Stadium Brighton
Webb Yates - Sports - Amex Stadium Brighton

Webb Yates Engineers were appointed to design the roof structure to the new 22,500 seat stadium for Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club. The stadium is a bowl form with a three tier west stand and single tier stands to the other sides. The roof form is designed to imitate and blend into the local undulating topography with a curved cylindrical form. The roof structure is supported by two raking opposing trussed arches with ties and props down to the roof surface and supporting structures below. The elegant and efficient roof spans across the whole stadium with a mere 100kg/m² of steel.

Awards

  1. Structural Awards 2012, shortlisted, Jan 2012
  2. Structural Steel Design Awards 2011, winner, Jan 2011

Press

  1. Amex - NSC, August 2011
  2. Amex - BD, July 2011