Customer Project: North Surrey Sports & Ice Complex, Canada

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With an area of 10,200 m², the North Surrey Sports and Ice Complex includes three ice rinks, event rooms, restaurants, as well as outdoor areas.

StructureCraft, a customer of Dlubal Software, was selected as the structural engineer and builder of the roof structure for this exciting local project in Surrey, Canada, after proposing a turnkey, value engineered solution in late 2017.

StructureCraft worked alongside Francl Architecture, Bogdonov Pao, and Lark Group to engineer and build the hybrid timber/steel roof structure for the three rinks in North Surrey.

The long-span hybrid timber/steel trusses consist of a double glulam top chord, steel rod tension chord, and HSS king posts. There are 11 trusses per rink and the secondary frame consists of double span pre-fabricated timber panels.

The StructureCraft engineers used RFEM for the analysis of each truss system, determining the main member stresses as well as performing a stability analysis using RF-Stability.

Client: City of Surrey, Canada |

Architect: Francl Architecture, Canada |

General Contractor: Lark Group, Canada |

Base Building Engineer: Bogdonov Pao |

Roof Structural Engineer and Builder: StructureCraft Builders Inc., Canada |

Photos and model: © by StructureCraft Builders Inc.


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