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The spectacular roof of the Wanda Metropolitano starts to take shape

Spectacular image of the main façade of the Wanda Metropolitano from the southwest. / PHOTO: FCC
The progress in the placement of the radial panels is noticeable in this overhead image. / PHOTO: FCC
Two teams of workers are working on the placement of the membranes in the north and south ends. / PHOTO: FCC
The membrane will cover 96% of the stadium's seats. / PHOTO: FCC
The spectacular exterior projection will also be covered with the same membrane of the radial panels. / PHOTO: FCC
The installation of the structure of the projection advances in the east side. / PHOTO: FCC
Detail of the roof's design./ PHOTO: FCC
Two walkways join the interior traction ring and the exterior compression ring of the roof in the north and south ends. / PHOTO: FCC
The Wanda Metropolitano seen from the east side with the Plaza de Grecia at the back, into which the Avenida de Arcentales and the Avenida Luis Aragonés lead. / PHOTO: FCC
The material of the membrane is PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), a fibre-glass reinforced with Teflon, translucent and extremely resistant. / PHOTO: FCC
The roof will cover an area of 83,000 square metres. / PHOTO: FCC
The exterior projection will protect the fans as they approach the stadium. / PHOTO: FCC
The studio that has designed the roofing project is schlaich bergermann partner, creators of others such as the Maracaná and Soccer City. / PHOTO: FCC
Detail of the projection where the west side meets the north end. / PHOTO: FCC
Image of the upper stand with the handholds already installed. / PHOTO: FCC