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General information

  • Location address
    Dubai
  • Location country
    United arab emirates
  • Year of construction
    1999
  • Function of building
  • Degree of enclosure
    Fully enclosed structure
  • Climatic zone
  • Type of application of the membrane
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Space defining elements
    • Sun protection
    • Wind protection

Description

The 200m high inner space hase a double-layered PTFE coated Fibreglass fabric facade. The translucency of the membrane allows the light to enter the atrium and gives an impression of coolness and confidence.

Description of the environmental conditions

In the evening the snow white membrane is illuminated by a great variety of coloured spots from outside. The light colours change in a certain rhythm. The membrane is used as the highest and largest screen in the world.

Material of the cover

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

Main dimensions and form

  • Form single element
    Anticlastic

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Permanent

Involved companies

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