Peering Into Our Sports Future

 A closely pictured construction progress.  Its steel structures are sheer majestic beauty.  
 

 

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 << Nov 2012
 
 A total of 22-26 cranes are required throughout the 43 months of construction time.
 6,000 piles were established for its foundations.
 
 
 
 

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 << Jan 2013
 
 The National Stadium Dome measures 80 metres in height and 312 metres in diameter.
 The whole  35 hectares site equals to 70 football fields.
 
 
 

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<< Apr 2013
 Total materials used:
 §250,000 cubic metres of concrete
(would fill 100 olympic-sized swimming pools)
 §13,500 tonnes of steel structure
(equals to 3,650 adult asian elephants)
 §30,000 tonnes of rebar
 (equals to 1,300 double decker buses) 
 
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Here’s what you can expect to experience next April:
A new 55,000 capacity National Stadium with a retractable roof and comfort cooling for spectators, which when completed will be the largest free spanning structure in the world
A 3,000-capacity indoor Aquatic Centre complete with leisure facilities, expandable to 6,000-capacity for specific events that meets world tournament standards
A 3,000-capacity multi-purpose Indoor Sports Arena which will be scalable, modular and flexible in layout
41,000 sqm of commercial space for leisure, shopping and dining activities
A Water Sports Centre to enhance sports offerings in the Kallang Basin
The existing 13,000-capacity Singapore Indoor Stadium featuring an exciting line-up of vibrant entertainment
Sports Promenade and Community Facilities
A Sports Information and Resource Centre (SIRC), comprising a library, a museum and an exhibition centre

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