Accor Hotels Arena : the new rink wins by technicality

TECHNICAL SOLUTION So that the team of France hockey-on-ice sharpens since may 6, his skates against the best teams in the world on the ice of the Accor Hotels Arena of Paris-Bercy, Batiactu recalls what are the 25 stages of construction in order to make an ice rink.
The mascots from the World of hockey-on-ice, Asterix and Obelix, can confirm : the Accor Hotels Arena transformed into a skating rink is a “tool” adapted to the competitions were of a very high-level view of the World championships, which take place until may 18, 2017 in Paris and may 21, 2017 in Cologne.
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11.000 spectators in average


After 66 years of absence, the world of ice is income since this may, 5, in particular to the Accor Hotels Arena of Paris-Bercy, one of the pillars of the Paris bid 2024. The team of France hockey-on-ice sharpens his skates against the best teams in the world in this enclosure, designed by architect Daniel Vaniche an average capacity of 11,000 spectators for the competition.


Now self-contained with its own federation and his “temple”, Aren’t Ice hockey habs held to organize the world in Bercy to the sides of Cologne in Germany.
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“For the past ten years, the final of the Coupe de France was held systematically at Paris-Bercy, except in 2015 when Bercy was undergoing renovation to become the Accor Hotels Arena, reminds us of Luc Tardif, president of the Fédération française de Hockey-sur-glace (FFHG), which exists since eleven years. Moreover, at the beginning of the contest, we reported to the employer that our federation was a candidate for the world (Ed : 2012) and that we needed technical expertise to accommodate up to three matches in the day !” – A total of 32 competitive matches from may 5 until 18 next.


Check out page 2, the sequel of the article devoted to the 25 steps of the construction of an ice rink.

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