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Adidas Arena

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City, Country Paris, France
Year 2019–2024
Client City of Paris, France
Architect SCAU, NP2F
Services Structural Engineering
Façade Engineering
Facts NFA: 26,000 m² | Competition: 2020, 1st Prize

To mark the 2024 Olympic Games, the new Adidas Arena sports complex was built near the Porte de la Chapelle in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. The six-storey building with a total area of 12,000 m² includes a sports and event hall with 8,000 seats as well as two additional gymnasiums, which will be used by the surrounding communities for local activities far beyond the Games.

The roof structure of the main hall consists of up to 80 m long Warren trusses with a height of 5.15 m. A combination of solid and timber construction elements was chosen for the two gymnasiums. The plinth consists of a steel lattice façade and ventilated timber cladding on masonry on the opaque parts of the façade. The terrace is enclosed by a band of ventilated cladding on a concrete parapet. In the upper area, the façade was designed as ventilated composite cladding attached to an aluminium frame.

Structural Engineering
Façade Engineering
Hall & Roof
Sports
Steel
Reinforced Concrete
Planning
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Construction
© Ville de Paris / Bouygues Bâtiments Île-de-France
Completion
© Ville de Paris / Bouygues Bâtiments Île-de-France