THE NATIONAL SPEED SKATING OVAL
(THE ICE RIBBON)
2015 - NOW
The National Speed Skating Oval is one of the main arenas for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. It is located in the Beijing’s Olympic Green. The venue will be able to accommodate 12,000 spectators including 6800 permanent and 5200 temporary. After the game, it is foreseen to use it as a public skating venue and for ice hockey clubs. The arena is expected to be open in the end of 2019, currently, the main steel structure and cable roofing system is completed.
During the design phase of the project, the Research Division of Structure has performed design services for the steel structure and roof system.
Monolayer cable roofing system is adopted for the project, which creates a simple and elegant structure.
Projected Roof Area: 33,000 sq.m