General information

  • Home page
    http://www.canobbio.com
  • Location address
    Piazza del Mare
  • Location country
    Italy
  • Year of construction
    2002
  • Name of the client/building owner
    MARINA FIERA DI GENOVA S.p.A.
  • Function of building
    Exhibition
  • Degree of enclosure
    Hybrid structure
  • Climatic zone
    Mediterranean - mild winters, dry hot summers
  • Type of application of the membrane
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Rain protection

Description

A big pavillion for boat exhibition with a large span which can be used also for sport and show events. Looks like a wing profile degreeding to the sea, with 6 steel arches and more than 75 m. of free span. Coveredwith PTFE fabric.

Description of the environmental conditions

This structure has been built in order to increase the exhibition spaces and protect against sun and rain without loosing too much of the day-light. It is an open structure 20 m. heigh which allows good ventilation, but due to its particular shape, avoids strong wind coming from the sea.


Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Textile/Hybrid/Foil
    Hybrid
  • Type (code)
    B 18089
  • Material Fabric/Foil
    Glass fabric coated PTFE
  • Material coating
    PTFE
  • Weight (g/m2)
    1150

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    9000
  • Maximum height (m)
    21
  • Total length (m)
    120
  • Total width (m)
    49
  • Form single element
    Anticlastic
  • Form entire structure
    Synclastic

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Permanent
  • Design lifespan in years
    21-30

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