Asian Games 2018 – Jakarta Velodrome

Jakarta was home to the Asian Games in 2018. A feasibility study was commissioned by the Indonesian government with our customer, ES Global to determine the possibility and viability of a new Velodrome.  The development of cycling in Indonesia and the possibility of hosting further world class cycling events were both drivers in the decision to create a permanent velodrome. The Velodrome was built to comply with the highest international cycling federation standards, be a centre of excellence for cycling in Asia whilst being a very cost effective solution. The building was also designed to host other activities as part of the ongoing legacy.

This project saw the development of ‘in-truss’ ventilation duct, formed by ETFE sheet held in tension within the building structure. This significantly reduced both structural weight and build times and has been adopted as a preferred design method for temporary structures. 

ES Global was the Lead Contractor delivering the project on a turnkey basis

Project Title – Jakarta 2018 Asian Games Velodrome
Client – Jakpro
Designer – Cox Architects & BKM Indonesia
Engineers – Mott MacDonalds

MEP and broadcast lighting consultant – Steve Clark for Production Science Ltd
Location – Jakarta, Indonesia
Project Value – USD 30M
Project Duration – 2 years
Project Completion – June 2018
External Footprint Area – 10,000m2
Build Period – 18 months
Construction – Super truss, bespoke elements, PVC

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