working details: Steel lattice structure clad with aluminium
The centre is a single volume, more than 120m long and 35m wide, with an internal height of 7.5m. The structure is, in essence, a 'post and beam' construction of prismatic trusses. They run along the two side walls and the roof at 1.8m centres and are 2.4m deep, creating a 'double-skin system' which allows service zones, WCs, stores, small kitchen areas and other facilities to be incorporated within this depth.
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