General information

  • Location address
    Lambeth, London
  • Location country
    United Kingdom
  • Year of construction
    1992
  • Name of the client/building owner
    British Film Institute
  • Function of building
    Exhibition
  • Degree of enclosure
    Fully enclosed structure
  • Climatic zone
    Temperate - cold winters and mild summers
  • Type of application of the membrane
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Rain protection

Description

Demountable lightweight frame with woven PTFE membrane. Structure can be erected & dismantled within 2 days; the components are sized to fit on a lorry. The Tenara fabric, a woven PTFE fibre membrane, lets a far greater degree of light in & out than conventional PVC fabrics. Floor is aluminium sheet for highly reflective & smooth surface.

Description of the environmental conditions

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Textile/Hybrid/Foil
    Pneu
  • Material Fabric/Foil
    Tenara

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    400

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Temporary
  • Convertible or mobile
    Mobile
  • Design lifespan in years
    00-05

Involved companies

Editor