Construction of the stadium started in 1981, with Dillingham Construction contracted to build the stadium, designed by architecture firm Studio Phillips Barratt, Ltd. BC Place was built as part of the preparations for the 1986 World's Fair, Expo 86.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BC_Place
Construction of the stadium started in 1981, with Dillingham Construction contracted to build the stadium, designed by architecture firm Studio Phillips Barratt, Ltd. BC Place was built as part of the preparations for the 1986 World's Fair, Expo 86.
BC Place hosts more than 70 major events and 245+ occupancy days annually on a year-round schedule – helping to build a strong, sustainable economy for British Columbia. The stadium directly employs hundreds of British Columbians in a wide range of jobs including event hosting and security, housekeeping and maintenance, operations, trades ...
And that allows BC Place to contribute even more to British Columbia’s economy – by generating more than $100 million in economic activity - year in, year out. When do we open the roof? The retractable centre portion of the roof measures approximately 100m x 85m – effectively covering the area of the entire playing surface.
The next time you’re enjoying an event at BC Place, look up. BC Place Stadium’s new roof is one of Vancouver’s most iconic structures, featured on postcards, advertisements and recognized world-wide. That stunning retractable roof was built by IUOE Local 115 members. Here are a few photos showing the evolution of construction by IUOE ...
DUring the construction of BC place, Kova Engineering was involved in the erection of the stadium roof. We designed the lift procedures, inspected the cranes and engineering some of the equipment. Pictured are the enormous cranes that lifted the cables into position.
BC Place Stadium is a stadium / arena, air-supported membrane structure and cable-suspended membrane structure that was built from 1981 until 1983. The project is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Part of the fabric of British Columbia, Vancouver’s 55,000-seat BC Place Stadium hosts hundreds of events each year, including sports, concerts, trade shows and conventions. The stadium opened in 1983 as Canada’s first domed stadium, covered by the world’s largest air-supported dome roof.
Now, BC Place is equipped to handle summer festivals and concerts under the sun, football games under the stars, indoor exhibits protected from rain and much more. “The new retractable roof is an incredible feature of the newly revitalized BC Place,” says Howard Crosley, General Manager of BC Place.
This time-lapse movie captured construction of the renovated BC Place stadium in Vancouver, BC. This time-lapse features 3 amazing views of the construction ...
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07.01.2013 Canada: Scandal in Vancouver after BC Place cost inflation is revealed. When the budget got increased from $365 million to $563 million in 2011, numerous negative comments were made regarding careless public spending. But only now it has been revealed that initially the price tag on BC Place revamp was to be within $100 million. 2012