Seoul World Cup Stadium – Seoul, South Korea
Building: World Cup Stadium
Location: 515-6, Seongsan-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea Republic
Completion Date: November 10, 2001
Estimated Cost: $200 Million
Users: Korea Republic national football team (2001-present), FC Seoul (2004-present)
Architect: Beyond Space Group Architects
Structural Engineers: Geiger Engineers (responsible for roof canopy), Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd.
AE Interests: The canopy is a unique spatial network of truss members suspended from 16 masts. The canopy structure is clad with a prestressed tensile membrane of PTFE coated fiberglass fabric and polycarbonate glazing resulting in the entire roof being either translucent or transparent.