CharacteristicsHigh impact thermoplastic, translucent, ball-impact resistant, light-weight, high temperature resistance, anti-glare daylight, UV protection
Project: Omnisport Arena Apeldoorn
Location: Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Built: Completed in 2008
Architects: Faulkner Brown Architects
Manufacturers: Rodeca GmbH
Project consulting and installation: Rodeca systems B.V.
Products Used: Translucent Building Elements - light-weight polycarbonate tongue and groove panels
The Omnisport Arena in Apeldoorn was inaugurated in the year 2008. It is a multifunctional sports center with an indoor cycling track. The round facade is glazed with Rodeca tongue and groove panels PC 2540-6 with four different colors including two intense orange tones reflecting the national color of the Netherlands. The other two colors featured in the panels are opal and crystal. The panel is a 40mm thick and 500mm wide tongue and groove panel. The complete facade surface is 2600m² and the panels featured in this project have a maximum length of 23m.