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General information

  • Home page
    www.cayala.com.gt
  • Location country
    Guatemala
  • Function of building
  • Degree of enclosure
    Hybrid structure
  • Climatic zone
    Tropical - hot and wet all year
  • Type of application of the membrane
    covering
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Rain protection
    • Sun protection

Description

Paseo Cayala is one of the most beautiful and big shopping center in Guatemala. The main objective is provide sun and rain protection for a small Lounge. The client specific instructions were to design a simple but beautiful covering for a space that was originally design as a classical wood covering, instead the use of the membrane cover result as a fusion of classical elements & modern materials.

Description of the environmental conditions

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Fabric/Hybrid/Foil
    Cable
  • Type (code)
    Ferrari 702
  • Material Fabric/Foil
    Polyester/PVC/PVDF
  • Material coating
    Formula S: Calibrated PVDF alloy
  • Weight (g/m2)
    700

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    150
  • Maximum height (m)
    4
  • Total length (m)
    15
  • Total width (m)
    10
  • Form single element
    Anticlastic
  • Form entire structure
    Anticlastic

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Permanent
  • Design lifespan in years
    11-20

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