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General information

  • Home page
    http://www.bfl-tr.com
  • Location address
    Exhibition Paris, Paris Auto salon 2002
  • Location country
    France
  • Name of the client/building owner
    Toyota
  • 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
    • Space defining elements

Description

The exhibition object named cocoon is a simple pneu construction for the new Toyota Yaris. The main idea of the conceptual design was to display the new Toyota Yaris in a semi-transparent egg shaped structure with additional light and fog effects.Therefore The car was placed on a single column supported platform that contains all technical equipment. The inflated ETFE Foil covering is clamped to the special shaped border of the platform.

Description of the environmental conditions

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Fabric/Hybrid/Foil
    Foil
  • Material Fabric/Foil
    ETFE-foil

Main dimensions and form

  • Maximum height (m)
    3
  • Total length (m)
    5
  • Total width (m)
    3

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Temporary
  • Design lifespan in years
    21-30

Involved companies

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