- Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Completion Date: 1992
Cost: $214 million
Diameter: 840 feet
Type: Cable-supported roof (tensegrity)
Materials: Steel, Teflon-coated Fiberglas
Engineer(s): Matthys Levy; Weidlinger Associates
- The Georgia Dome contains 110,000 cubic yards of concrete,
enough to build a sidewalk from Atlanta to Cincinnati.
- The dome is as tall as a 29-story
building, as tall as an average redwood tree, and three feet
taller than the United
States Capitol building.
- At a rate of 750,000 gallons of water per second, Niagara
Falls would take 12 minutes to fill the Georgia Dome.
The Georgia Dome contains 8,300 tons of reinforced steel -- more
than the weight of iron
and steel used in the Eiffel