Covered athletics track for top athletes
The new top sports hall in Louvain-la-Neuve is an impressive structure designed to accommodate training, education, and indoor competitions. With a width of 80m and a length of 130m, the hall covers an area of about 10,000 m² without the need for internal support columns.
The sports hall is a full Joris Ide building, with structural products for roof and wall application, boasting a unique and innovative design. The outer columns of the hall have a V-shape, which gives the building a modern and sleek look, while also reducing the number of support points needed.
The roof of the sports hall is made up of steeldecks using JI 153-280-840 and JI 153-280-840 perfo, providing excellent structural support and acoustic attenuation and absorption. The hall's walls use JI Wall 1000SF 120 PIR panels and JI 35-207-1035 Wall perfo profiles, which are not only aesthetically pleasing but also provide robust protection.
Overall, the new sports hall in Louvain-la-Neuve is a true marvel of engineering and design, with its impressive size and innovative construction techniques. It is sure to be a beloved space for athletes, trainers, and spectators alike, providing a top-notch environment for sports and competition.