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BC Place Renovation Project Wins NCSEA Excellence in Structural Engineering AwardFebruary 1, 2013
The BC Place Revitalization, in Vancouver, British Columbia, was recently named Outstanding Project in the Forensic / Renovation / Retrofit / Rehabilitation Structures category of the 15th annual National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards. Steltec Inc., out of Ste-Thérèse, Quebec, detailed the project using SDS/2.
The stadium project, which included a new retractable roof and increased seating, featured a complex suspended structure and rolled arches, all with different radii and length. The retractable roof is the biggest of its kind in the world.
The purpose of the awards program is to recognize creative achievement and innovation in structural engineering.