Beachvolleyball Arena - Olympic Games 2004

Beachvolleyball Arena - Olympic Games 2004

96 beachvolleyball players from around the world competed for olympic medals from August 14th to 25th, 2004 in a brand new arena, the "Olympic Beach Volleyball Centre". It was constructed on 123.000 m² at the coast of Faliro, 25 km from the Olypmic Village. The arena offers seatings for up to 9600 visitors, 110 journalists and 30 photographers.


For the cladding of the front and back facade Haver & Boecker supplied 730 m² of MULTI-BARRETTE 8123. The elements, 5.60 meters high and 2.40 m wide, were installed using round rods at the top and additional tensioning springs at the bottom. Intermediate mountings consisted of round rods with incorporated pendular clips.

The mesh facade is mainly used for sun protection of the "Faliro Olympic Complex" office buildings.

Beachvolleyball Arena - Olympic Games 2004

City

Athens, Greece

Application

façade, sun protection

Object Type

sports facilities

Mesh Type

Architect

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