Retractable roof that "opens to the skies" to top $1.2B Atlanta stadium

10/29/2013 | American City Business Journals

A retractable roof will top the new $1.2 billion Atlanta Falcons stadium, according to this article, which includes a slide show of the renderings. The "first-of-its-kind" structure will have eight panels traversing along octagonal tracks, according to Bill Johnson, senior principal of 360 Architecture, the project's architect. When the roof is open, "[t]he heavens will open up," Johnson said. In addition, seats are absent in part of the stadium so that there is a "window to the city."

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