"The uniqueness of the project extends to its very structure, with the steel roof structure
alone weighing a record 4,000 tons.
The team building the venue -- proposed to host games up to and including the quarter-final stage -- is installing the steel and cables in preparation for the operation known as the 'big lift' of the roof structure
. Al Thumama Stadium Project Manager, Saoud al Ansari, said: "The roof columns and compression ring serve as an integral part for the roof's structure.
The SCs Al Rayyan Project Manager, Abdullah al-Fehani, said: "This is a big milestone for the project and makes Al Rayyan Stadium the first building in Qatar with this type of roof structure
with tensile-compression ring system.
| C Hudson, c/o agent, variation condition 5 (windows) on previous permission 2015/90199 for Listed Building Consent for removal of mono-pitch roof structure
and replacement with dual pitch roof structure
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3M, the laminates and films conglomerate, provided 'Dyneon Fluoroplastic ETFE' for the roof structure
at Tottenham Hale station, as part of a construction project to ensure it is fit for purpose for decades to come.
Thornton Tomasetti designed the new static roof structure
that will support the moving roof and accommodate the roof plant equipment.
Due to the excavation of close distance coal strata and the effect of coal pillars in the gobs, the roof structure
of the gobs of excavated Jurassic coal strata is relatively complex.
This tough, elastic, weather-resistant coating stretches with the roofs movement to bridge joints and cracks, while its permeability to water vapor prevents moisture build-up in the roof structure
. The coating boasts excellent resistance to ozone, hydrolysis, and many chemicals.
The main gathering space is separated from the ancillary zone by a concrete frame which provides support for the roof structure
of timber and steel bowstring trusses.
Once the interior was stripped and the attached roofs were down, the deconstruction crew then began removal of the main roof structure
. The cedar roofing and shiplap was cut into 4-foot wide strips, knocked and pried from the rafters from inside the structure and sent to the debris pile.
The entire roof structure
was then surveyed and the report has confirmed that condensation has affected the steelwork within the roof structure