"The best or nothing” is the global tagline for Mercedes cars, and it also applies to the new stadium being built for the Atlanta Falcons. Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta is innovative and one of a new era of sports designs around the world.
According to recent reporting in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the 71,000 seat stadium for the Falcons and the 32,000 configuration for the Atlanta soccer team is now scheduled to open in June of 2017 after delays for additional structural design for the “oculus” roof and the panoramic video screens.
This drone video shows steel workers erecting the complex framework for the roof of the HOK designed structure. The stadium is being built by 1,400 construction craft professionals directed by Hunt Construction Group.
When completed, this landmark facility will be seen by viewers around the world who watch the NFL games and World Soccer matches. It will be a destination for visitors to Atlanta and will live up to the Mercedes Benz tagline. at least for a little while.
Check out the 1:46 minute stadium drone fly-over below: