Théatre de Verdure (Jazz festival canopy)
Côtes d'Armor 22 Langourla
Year of construction
Name of the client/building owner
Function of building
Entertainment & recreation
Degree of enclosure
Temperate - cold winters and mild summers
Primary function of the tensile structure
- Rain protection
Permanent 800 sqm metal-textile canopy for summer Jazz festival and other yearly events, open on all sides with a trapezoïdal implantation.
Description of the environmental conditions
Located inside a granit carieer with wind protection and low snow loads.
General comments, links
1 - In a way to bring a long-life expectancy against vandalism, all steel frame of vertical columns are made of plain stainless steel 316 L grade. The rest is hot galvanized steel excepted cable bracings which remain of stainless steel.
2 - Price included foundation was under 200 000 EURO.
3 - Erection of the structure, membrane included lasted less than 12 days with a team of 5 experienced riggers.
Material of the cover
Main dimensions and form
Covered surface (m2)
Total length (m)
Total width (m)
Form single element
Form entire structure
Duration of use
Temporary or permanent structure