Project Details

Fabric 1

Producer/Manufacturer: Serge Ferrari North America Inc.
Primary Use: Main Fabric

Engineer Name 1
Gerardo Amezcua

Engineer Company 1

Design Name
Cesar Eloy Perez

Design Company

Architect Name
Jose Suarez Picazo

Architect Company
Urbania VHSP

Fabrication Name
Eduardo Moreno

Fabrication Company

Project Manager Name
Carlos Torres

Project Manager Company
Parks Desarrolladora

Installation Name
Antonio Alaniz

Installation Company

Please describe the project specifications

This outstanding pieces covers the main entrance to the shopping mall while providing arriving patrons with shade from the sun and protection from the rain. The project required perfect timing and precision; in order to realize the particular shape, all elements had to be arranged with optimal positioning and exact tension to achieve the lightweight character of this beautiful structure. The inverted cones in the interior makes the space comfortable to walk.

What is unique or complex about the project?

The iconic design for this new shopping mall is an eye-catcher and the unique combination with the frame structure and beautiful tensile elements that make an astonish element, also the designed to withstand 155 mph winds and last year had a hurricane passing by and is perfect.

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