Structure Type: Mast-supported grandstand canopies
Project Scope: Design, engineer, fabrication, supply, and install 2 tensile membrane canopies
Project Size: 24,930 sqft
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Completion Date: 2016
Market Segment: Sports Facilities
Owner: Florida State University
General Contractor: Childers Construction
Architect: EMI Architects
Engineer: PFEIFER Structures
PFEIFER was contracted to design, engineer, fabricate, supply and install two (2) identical tensile membrane canopies supported by steel and cables in accordance with the University’s plans to build a premium club seating section at the south end of Doak Campbell Stadium. The tension structures are PTFE Chukoh Skytop 800 architectural membrane and cantilever out over the stadium seats from columns located on a new club level deck. The new deck area adds 6,000 premium seats and hosted services. The total fabric plan area covers 24,930 sq. ft.
Renovations to Seminoles’ South end zone were completed in time for the home opener in 2016.
Photos courtesy of EMI Architects.