Hong Kong Engineering

Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong

General Information

Official Name: Hong Kong Stadium
Structure Type: Membrane
Status: Completed
Country: China
City: Hong Kong
Street Address & Map: 55 Eastern Hospital Road,
  So Kon Po, Wanchai
Height: 55m
Capacity: 40000
Field Size: 105m x 68m
Pitch Area: 130m x 74m
Building Area: 26,000 m^2
Membrane Covered Area: 16,000 m^2
Total Turfed Area: 9,620 m^2
Spread Load on Turf: 1 000 kg/m^2
Building Function: Stadium / Arena
Material: Membrane:PTFE-coated glass-fiber fabric
  Beams: precast prestressed concrete
  Bleachers: precast prestressed
Opened: 1953
Renovated: 1992-1994

 

Design and Construction

Owner: Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Architect: POPULOUS
  http://populous.com/projects/type/stadia/#popover-5994ff823e889
  Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Foundations: Intrusion Prepakt
Contractors: Dragages et Travaux Publics
  http://dragageshk.com/projects-post/hong-kong-stadium-redevelopment/
Prestressing Steel: VSL International (beams)
Membrane Supplier: Permafab Pty. Ltd

 

Internet Resources

Official Website: http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/stadium/hks/index.html
Structurae: https://structurae.net/structures/hong-kong-stadium
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Stadium
Video Clips:  
Hong Kong Stadium - Raycad Photographer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VThecJbfqbQ

About Us

CNERCEstablishment of the Chinese National Engineering Research Centre for Steel Construction (Hong Kong Branch) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) was approved by the State Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), People’s Republic of China on 12th October 2015.

Contact Information

Address:
Chinese National Engineering Research Center for Steel Construction (Hong Kong Branch)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Phase 8,
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Phone: (852) 3400-8451

Email: cnerc.steel@polyu.edu.hk