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Our Five Favorite Olympic Stadiums & Venues

By February 2, 2022LEARN

PFEIFER Structures has been fortunate to partner with leading architects, general contractors, and developers to build some of the world’s most iconic Olympic stadiums. With the upcoming Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in mind, we chose our top five favorite Olympic venues that we enjoyed participating in for this article.

Our participation in the construction of these buildings is varied. Some projects were material supply only; for some, we worked as a fabricator, and for others like SoFi Stadium, we had an expansive scope that included design-assist, fabrication, and installation of the cable net and ETFE roof.

Beijing National Stadium

Olympics: 2008 Summer Olympics & 2022 Winter Olympics
Location: Beijing, China
Capacity: 80,000
PFEIFER Scope: Fabrication of ETFE roof

London Olympic Stadium

Olympics: 2012 Summer Olympics
Location: London, United Kingdom
Capacity: 80,000
PFEIFER Scope: Exterior membrane façade

BC Place Stadium

Olympics: 2010 Winter Olympics
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Capacity: 54,500
PFEIFER Scope: Replaced roof with 378,000 square-foot PTFE roof with kinetic opening system

PFEIFER Structures five favorite Olympic stadiums Munich Stadium

Munich Olympic Stadium

Olympics: 1972 Summer Olympics
Location: Munich, Germany
Capacity: 69,250
PFEIFER Scope: Supply of wire rope and hardware

Sofi Stadium

Olympics: 2028 Summer Olympics
Location: Los Angeles, USA
Capacity: 70,240
PFEIFER Scope: Design assist & construction of cable net roof structure and ETFE cladding system