Project Description

OPTUS STADIUM

Perth | Australia

Awards

WINNER

WA Architecture Awards 2018

YEAR

2016

STATUS

Completed

TYPE

Sport and Arena

SERVICE

Tensile Structures

FINAL CLIENT

Government of Western Australia

CLIENT

Taiyo Membrane Corporation

ARCHITECT

COX Architecture | HASSELL | HKS

ENGINEER

Arup

MATERIALS

PTFE Fiberglass | Aluminium | Steel

SURFACE

35,000 m2

People

SUPERVISOR

Antonio Diaferia

TEAM

Andrea Zilio

Gallery

The unique bronze façade uses anodized aluminum which reflects Western Australia’s unique geology by day and, using state of the art LED lighting, home team colors by night. The lightweight fabric roof covers 85% of the seats and responds to Perth’s climatic conditions.

Maffeis Engineering was responsible for the design of architectural fabric during the concept phase and full design during construction phase for the fabric, secondary steel structure and detailing of clamping.