|Architect||Schulitz + Partner Architekten BDA,
|Engineering||RFR Ingenieure GmbH,
|Market Sector||Stadiums / Arenas|
|Size||28 000 sqm|
Through its subsidiary Taiyo Birdair do Brasil (TBB), Ltda. of São Paulo, Brazil, Birdair provided the design, fabrication and supply of the tensile membrane roof on Fonte Nova Stadium in Salvador, Brazil. Fonte Nova features three levels of seating in the shape of a horseshoe, with the opening at the southern end overlooking the picturesque Dique do Tororó. The oval-shaped roof design complies with FIFA World Cup guidelines to provide cover for the stadium’s 50,000 spectators while meeting aesthetic, acoustic and environmental impact requirements.