• Roof from inside
  • Cushions
  • view from above

General information

  • Home page
    www.form-TL.de
  • Location country
    Germany
  • Function of building
    Exhibition
  • Degree of enclosure
    Hybrid structure
  • Climatic zone
    Temperate - cold winters and mild summers
  • Type of application of the membrane
    covering
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Daylight gains

Description

During the reconstruction of Dresden’s castle the small courtyard got a 41x25 m sized cupola.

This consists of a bending-stiff grid made of rectangular profiles and 261 foil cushions with an edge length up to 2,8m and a diagonal length up to 4,1m.

So a foyer develops suffused by light for the nearby art exhibitions.

Cover area:
1.092
Double layer cushions:
ETFE with 250 my

Description of the environmental conditions

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Fabric/Hybrid/Foil
    Foil

Main dimensions and form

Duration of use

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