Shanghai Taiyo Kogyo Co. Ltd. Shanghai,

Project Details

Fabric 1

Producer: Hiraoka & Co. Ltd.
Supplier: Hiraoka & Co. Ltd.

Fabric 2

Producer: AGC
Supplier: AGC

Architect Company
Beiyang Design Group

Fabrication Company
Shanghai Taiyo Kogyo Co. Ltd.

Graphics Company
Cai, Hu

Project Manager Company
Cao, Guozong

Please describe the project specifications

The project is composed of irregular surfaces. The entire project is composed of 50 semi-circular white PVC films as well as transparent triangular ETFE transparent film. Partial hollow structure to form a harmonious and perfect architectural shape. It not only achieves the effect of protecting the sun from rain but also meets the requirements of lighting and ventilation requirements

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

Make full use of the commercial square roof space and take the advantage of the steel structure (to meet the requirements of large span and light weight) to cover the entire commercial building with tensile membrane to achieve the perfect combination of commercial and natural.

What is unique or complex about the project?

It is new attempt to adopt PVC & ETFE two approaches in one project. Two different kinds of membranes are cleverly designed and applied together, perfectly fused together from cutting to installation as one same type membrane.

What were the results of the project?

The project successfully express artist's vision of roof shapes. It displays the extremes of roof shapes availability by using tensile fabric to the designer.

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