Sinan Erdem Dome
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|Location||Bakırköy – Istanbul, Turkey|
|Owner||Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality - Spor A.Ş.|
|Opened||April 23, 2010|
|Construction cost||€ 22 million – original construction cost (2003)
$ 47 million – remodel construction cost (2010)
($50.8 million in 2014 dollars)
|Turkey national basketball team (2010–present)
Fenerbahçe Ülker (2010–2012)
Anadolu Efes (2010–2012)
It has a seating capacity of 22,500 for concerts, for the sport of basketball and tennis it has a seating capacity of 16,647 people, making it Turkey's largest multi-purpose indoor venue and the third largest in Europe (although it is not the third largest in Europe in capacity for basketball use). The arena is named after Sinan Erdem (1927–2003), who was the President of the National Olympic Committee of Turkey from 1989 until his death in 2003.
Structure of the building
Steel roof structure in a spherical shell form, spanning 112 m × 154 m (367 ft × 505 ft) plan dimensions and with two planar faces at each side overall forms a shuttle like geometry. Main loadbearing supports are 6 reinforced concrete twin columns with an r/c support mass which holds the tail section of the roof form. Head section of the roof is fixed to the existing structure.
Steel trusses have fix supports on top of twin columns. Top and bottom chords are made up of circular hollow sections which forms a triangular shape. Three main trusses and secondary circular girders resting on them build up the skeleton while trapezoidal steel sheet covers and completes the roof system. Steel roof and its supports are separate from tribune structure constituting an independent structure by itself.
For the 2010 FIBA World Championship, most of the 16,000 seats were in temporary stands built on top of the permanent stands. Sinan Erdem Dome will host the 2013 WTA Tour Championships.
|2010||FIBA World Championship||28 August-12 September|
|2011||WTA Tour Championships||25–30 October|
|2012||2011–12 Euroleague Final Four||11–13 May|
|WTA Tour Championships||23–28 October|
|FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m)||12–16 December|
- Turkey2010.FIBA.com Mayor of Istanbul gives Turkish Basketball Federation and media tour of World Championship Final venue.
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