Holder Mathias involved in Olympic style complex
22 Aug 2013
Design for the second phase of the Ashgabat Olympic style complex in Turkmenistan is near completion.
Working directly for Arup, Holder Mathias are involved in the masterplan of the entire complex and design of four major sports buildings on this prestigious development. This comprises a 15,000 seat multi use Arena, a 5,000 seat multi use Arena, a 6,000 seat Velodrome, a 1000 seat Athletics Stand and a 5,000 seat Indoor Athletics Arena.
The site is 2km long by up to 750m wide and at its height 8000 people have been employed by Polimeks, the Turkish contractors responsible for the $5bn contract. The project will be complete in time for the 2017 Indoor Asian Games.
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