Scale Model & Project Details
Philippine Arena, world's largest domed arena starts, Hanwha Engineering
and Construction Corp. began work on the world’s largest domed arena in
the Philippines on Thursday.
The work for the $175 million contract, signed on Aug. 4, got underway
in a ceremony attended by Hanwha E&C officials including vice chairman
Kim Hyun-chung and those from the Filipino Christian organization
Iglesia Ni Cristo that issued the contract.
The soon-to-be largest domed arena in the world is expected to be
finished in 30 months or by 2014 and will reportedly cost INC a
whooping $175 million!
Hanwha E&C vice chairman Kim Hyun-chung (right) and chief of
Iglesia Ni Cristo Eduardo Manalo shake hands after the groundbreaking
ceremony near Manila on Wednesday. (Hanwha E&C)
The facility located in a barangay in Bocaue, Bulacan, named the
Philippine Arena, will be fitted with 50,000 seats and its domed
roof will be nearly 36,000 square meters,making it the world’s
largest domed arena, the company said.
Hanwha E&C said that the work will be carried out over 30 months
to be finished early 2014
“By winning this contract for building the world’s largest dome arena,
the company was able to prove its technological capabilities and the
ability to carry out overseas projects,” Kim said in a statement.
The company said that in the biddings for the contract, it competed
with China’s Jiangsu International and the Philippines’ largest
construction company EEI Corp.
The project will be conducted in design-build process in which the
contractor is responsible for all related processes from designing
to building the facility, the company said.
Iglesia Ni Cristo is putting up Philippine Arena, soon to be the
world’s biggest domed arena in "Ciudad de Victoria" Bocaue, Bulacan.
It will build also besides the PHILIPPINE ARENA as follows:
EGM MEDICAL CENTER
EVM CONVENTION CENTER
NEW ERA UNIVERSITY BOCAUE CAMPUS, BUILDINGS FOR COLLEGE OF
ARCHITECTURE, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AND COLLEGE OF MUSIC.
NEW ERA UNIVERSITY SPORTS COMPLEX, STADIUM AND OLMYPIC SIZE SWIMMING POOL.
because of Fast Growing of IGLESIA NI CRISTO soon this place will be might putting also a huge TOWN HOUSES/CONDOMINIUM
Para magkaroon kayo ng idea kung bakit biggest dome ito sa buong mundo:
``The facilities will be built on 74,000 square meters of land and will
be three times bigger than the Seoul Olympic Gymnastics Stadium,
the country’s largest indoor arena, " a Hanwha official said."
SM Arena under construction, seating capacity na 16,000
Smart-Araneta Coliseum 25,000 seating capacity Biggest in
Southeast Asia Ito yung current biggest Dome
Now more than ever I'm really, really proud to be a member of the
Church Of Christ (Iglesia Ni Cristo)