Bilbao’s premier league basketball team needed a new sports arena. For the new Miribilla Sports Palace, the star architects from ACXT envisaged a net façade which would be both an architectural feature and also provide protection against people falling. The project had to meet the following requirements: high cutting resistance when subjected to external influences, high tensile strength of individual wires and mesh, and deformation resistance against malicious damage.
More than 3’500 m2 of ROMBO G65/4 was installed to cover the whole Stadium. Geobrugg Iberica successfully delivered the project as a turnkey solution – design, material and installation out of one single hand. The Bilbao Arena got awarded by the architecture website arch daily as the "Building of the year 2011":