Qabala Sport Complex
DescriptionAFL Architects were selected to design a 35,000- seater stadium in Gabala, Azerbaijan for the Gabala Sport Complex.The scheme will create an amphitheatre style ground to off er spectators maximum visibility both of the game and of the local mountain scenery. İNTAC provided all the structural engineering, ground engineering, building services and infrastructure design for this challenging project.
The design of the roof structure is based on global models incorporating over 40,000 elements of the roof (purlins, rafters), trusses and the arch. Using the Tekla Structure package, the geometry of this model was developed through an interactive process and was then imported into a number of analytical packages wherein extensive nonlinear analyses were performed.