Consultancy for the Olympic Stadium, Olympic Games 2012, London
The general contractor of the London Olympic Stadium, “Sir Robert Mc Alpine” assigned NUSSLI mid of 2007 as consultant for planning services of the demountable seating of the upper tier.
Together with HOK Sports (Architects) and the structural engineers Buro Happold Ltd. NUSSLI developed the temporary Olympic and Paralympic form of the stadium. Due to the size and location, the Olympic Stadium forms one of the most prominent architectural pieces in the Olympic Park; embodying both the Olympic Games as well as the legacy aspirations for the Lower Lea Valley.
The response to this brief must provide an outstanding solution for the 2012 Olympic Games, consisting of permanent and demountable structures to meet the 80,000 seat stadium requirement (for legacy 25,000 seats required). NUSSLI developed an innovative concept to host the additional 55,000 demountable seat under consideration of sustainability, the safety in case of fire, static calculations, additional necessary facilities like toilet & first aid facilities and kiosks. NÜSSLI also provided a construction schedule and the costing for the demountable structure.