WHANGANUI VELODROME LIGHTS UP THE NIGHT
       
     
AS THE SUN SETS THE PEOPLE GATHER FOR THE SHOW // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
PERSPECTIVE SECTION CUT // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
       
     
       
     
VIEW FROM WILSON STREET // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
EARLY CONCEPT - INTERIOR VIEW // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
EARLY CONCEPT WORK- AERIAL // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
EARLY CONCEPT ENTRANCE // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
PHYSICAL MODEL // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
RAISE THE VELO ROOF //WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
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WHANGANUI VELODROME LIGHTS UP THE NIGHT
       
     
WHANGANUI VELODROME LIGHTS UP THE NIGHT

Nestling into a hillside close to the city centre, the existing Velodrome is to be covered with a clear span roof to create a Centre for a variety of sports and events.

Location: Whanganui NZ

AS THE SUN SETS THE PEOPLE GATHER FOR THE SHOW // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
AS THE SUN SETS THE PEOPLE GATHER FOR THE SHOW // WANGANUI VELODROME

Deriving from the structural principle of a bicycle wheel, the roof is a tension membrane structure incorporating steel cables and tubular arches. The translucent shell, 75metres across and 135 metres long, transmits diffuse natural light with very little need for artificial lighting during daylight hours.

 

PERSPECTIVE SECTION CUT // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
PERSPECTIVE SECTION CUT // WANGANUI VELODROME

Cycling, of all sports, best embodies a model for a sustainable future, exploiting ultra-efficiency of design, cutting edge technology, innovative materials, and fine tuning of rider and machinery. These same issues inform the ethos of this design.

       
     
WHANGANUI VELODROME NESTLED IN IT'S SURROUNDING CONTEXT
       
     
WANGANUI VELODROME COMP0NENTS
VIEW FROM WILSON STREET // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
VIEW FROM WILSON STREET // WANGANUI VELODROME
EARLY CONCEPT - INTERIOR VIEW // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
EARLY CONCEPT - INTERIOR VIEW // WANGANUI VELODROME
EARLY CONCEPT WORK- AERIAL // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
EARLY CONCEPT WORK- AERIAL // WANGANUI VELODROME
EARLY CONCEPT ENTRANCE // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
EARLY CONCEPT ENTRANCE // WANGANUI VELODROME
PHYSICAL MODEL // WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
PHYSICAL MODEL // WANGANUI VELODROME

3DPrinted shell superstructure glows when lit at night.

RAISE THE VELO ROOF //WANGANUI VELODROME
       
     
RAISE THE VELO ROOF //WANGANUI VELODROME

Raise the velo roof is a page dedicated to the project.

Check it out here for further information

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