Earthquake-ready venues for Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

Earthquake-ready venues for Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

Bridgestone has supplied seismic isolation bearings for two newly-constructed venues that will host competition during the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Simulated image of Tokyo Aquatics Centre (As of Jan, 2019) As a global leader with founding roots in Japan that date back 90 years, Bridgestone is proud to provide its advanced earthquake protection technology to the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, where swimming, diving and artistic swimming competitions will be held, and Ariake Arena, where volleyball and wheelchair basketball will be contested for Tokyo 2020. Seismic isolation bearings are flexible structural supports that isolate a structure from the ground to help […]

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