|February 13th, 2010, 09:08 PM||#1|
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SOCHI - Bolshoi Ice Palace (12,000) - 2014 Olympics
The Bolshoi Ice Palace is part of the complex of facilities operated by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). The complex includes the Bolshoi Ice Palace, Maly Ice Palace and a training rink. All Ice Hockey venues will be located in close proximity to one other, providing maximum comfort for athletes and guests of the Games.
The Bolshoi Ice Palace complex will have a capacity of 12,000 seats and will be covered by a dome. The design of the Bolshoi Ice Palace is based on the image of a frozen drop and will be principally silver once complete.
After the Games, the Bolshoi Ice Palace will serve as an ultra-modern, world-class multi-purpose sports and entertainment center.
Adlersky district, Sochi city, Imeretinskaya lowland
Olympic Games use:
Multi-purpose sports; concerts; entertainment centre
Start of use:
Basic technical characteristics:
Area of construction — 52511,70 m²
Total area of the building — 96115 m²
Scope of construction works — 969898,83 m³
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|February 13th, 2010, 10:56 PM||#7|
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It reminds me the National Grand Theatre in Beijing.
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|February 14th, 2010, 04:42 AM||#16|
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is almost the same as the Beijing National Theater !!
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|February 15th, 2010, 11:06 PM||#20|
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Looks cool ... what will the arena be used for after the Olympics? Are there any Kontinental hockey league teams in Sochi at the moment? This would make a good home for them I reckon ... even though it might be too small in terms of capacity.