General information

  • Location address
    Munich
  • Location country
    Germany
  • Year of construction
    1999
  • Name of the client/building owner
    FLughafen Munchen
  • Function of building
    Office buildings & congress centres
  • Degree of enclosure
    Open structure
  • Climatic zone
    Temperate - cold winters and mild summers
  • Type of application of the membrane
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Rain protection
    • Sun protection
    • Wind protection

Description

Commercial building over the airport train station & a new 19000m2 lightweight vaulted roof over a covered plaza featuring a passively controlled environment.

Description of the environmental conditions

The plaza is covered to keep out rain, snow & wind but is essentially open to the air.

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Fabric/Hybrid/Foil
    Fabric
  • Material Fabric/Foil
    Glass
  • Material coating
    PTFE

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    19000
  • Total length (m)
    90
  • Total width (m)
    25
  • Form entire structure
    Anticlastic

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Permanent

Involved companies

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