Structural Design of the New Ferry Terminal in Taipa, Macau SAR

José Santos
2011 Procedia Engineering  
Over the last few years, there has been a sharp increase of visitors in Macau. The Macau SAR Government has decided to upgrade the existing Taipa temporary ferry terminal with extension works into a permanent one in order to alleviate congestion at the terminal. In this paper, a general introduction of the New Ferry Terminal is descried while the scope of the extension works and the proposed facilities are also described. Some of the key design features of the Terminal Building are discussed,
more » ... ng are discussed, in particular, the Terminal Building, its deep foundations, its reinforced concrete structures, its steel roof structures as well as the design and construction of the metal roof systems.
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2011.07.141 fatcat:7e6vdh3vxncdtiwetzxn5vn6ve