11 October 2008

Roofs are being lifted...

Throughout the country, new stadia are being built. These stadia are now reaching advanced stages in construction. Roofs are being lifted at most new stadia and upgraded stadia across the country. Source: Skyscrapercity.

Green Point Stadium

Third tier progressing well and nearing completion. Note the beginning of the compression ring for the roof in the second picture.

Moses Mabhida Stadium

The inner bowl
Back of the arch.

Mbombela Stadium

The roof structure
Side on view of the roof structure.
The giraffe neck lit up.

Soccer City Stadium

The calabash mesh.
The calabash shell, ready for the facade cladding to be added. Since this picture, cladding is now being added to give the stadium its calabash appearance.Note the size comparison of the stadium compared to the circled man.

Peter Mokaba Stadium

An outside view of the stadium under construction.

Royal Bafokeng Stadium

The outer facade coming together on Royal BafokengAnother view of the new stands and outer facade.
The finished product - diamond of the Pilanesburg.

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