Covertex Membranes (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. Shanghai,

Project Details

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Engineer Company 1

Design Company
The Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

Architect Company
The Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

Fabrication Company
covertex membranes (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Installation Company
covertex membranes (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Please describe the project specifications

The membrane structures which are consist of single layer ETFE and 2-layer ETFE cushions, located in 19 streetcar stations in Zhuhai, Guangdong,China. The total surface area is around 10,000m2.

What was the purpose of this project? What did the client request?

The streetcar stations is the platform of the first street car line. It is public facilities, the client wants technology, artistry and intelligent stations.

What is unique or complex about the project?

The design concept of the project is colorful clouds and rain, it is entirely different from traditional design. The cushion is on the top. The edge of each cushion is curved. It is too difficult to form and fabrication, it required accurate calculation before fabrication and installation. The single layer is under the blow. Two pieces covered the curved steel smoothly, which shade like a bowl.

What were the results of the project?

The project was finished on March, 2015. The color of the ETFE cushions can be changed with the distance between the bus and the station to remind the passengers the operation condition. At the same time, the stations become highlights around the city.

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