General information

  • Home page
    http://www.canobbio.com
  • Location country
    Malta
  • Name of the client/building owner
    Heritage Malta
  • Function of building
    Historical buildings & monuments
  • Degree of enclosure
    Open structure
  • Climatic zone
    Mediterranean - mild winters, dry hot summers
  • Type of application of the membrane
    covering
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Rain protection
    • Sun protection

Description

The philosophy behind the installation of protective shelters at Hagar Qim & Mnajdra is to immediately and significantly retard the main external causes of deterioration. This kind of shelter is low risk, speed and reversible.

Description of the environmental conditions

The environmental objectives were to protect the megalithic monuments from deterioration due to pollution, sun, rain and so on.

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Textile/Hybrid/Foil
    Pneu
  • Type (code)
    sheerfil I and sheerfil II
  • Material Fabric/Foil
    Glass fabric coated PTFE

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    4500
  • Maximum height (m)
    10
  • Total length (m)
    70
  • Total width (m)
    70

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Permanent
  • Convertible or mobile
    Convertible
  • Design lifespan in years
    31-..

Involved companies

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