The most striking feature of Wembley Stadium is the is 133 metre tall steel arch that sits above the north stand. And it's not just any arch — it's an inverted catenary. Paul Shepherd, engineer and builder of sports stadiums, explains what makes the catenary so special and why it, as well as eggs, are so important in architecture.
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