• retráctil a
  • retráctil b
  • retráctil c
  • retráctil d

General information

  • Location address
    7a. calle entre 2da. y 3era. avenida, zona 10 Guatemala
  • Location country
    Guatemala
  • Name of the client/building owner
    Private
  • Function of building
    FLats & appartements
  • Degree of enclosure
    Open structure
  • Climatic zone
    Tropical - hot and wet all year
  • Type of application of the membrane
    covering
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Sun protection

Description

Located on top of a 1970´S building, the renovation and restauration of the penthouse was massive.

At the end the client was missing sun protection in the social deck.

crearquitectura came up with the idea of a retractable membrane structure controlled by a tactil lcd screen wich controls most of the flat´s features.

This retractable project is small in area but inmense in quality, function and beauty.

Description of the environmental conditions

Its located in a sub tropical area, with heavy sun during the afternoon but at the same time pleasant winds.

Material of the cover

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

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    25
  • Maximum height (m)
    3.7
  • Total length (m)
    5
  • Total width (m)
    5

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Permanent
  • Convertible or mobile
    Mobile
  • Design lifespan in years
    06-10

Involved companies

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