• Cones
  • Series of cones
  • Internal view
  • Phase I and Phase II
  • Series of colored cones

General information

  • Home page
    http://quintaslaponderosa.com.gt/
  • Location address
    Escuintla, Guatemala
  • Location country
    Guatemala
  • Year of construction
    2012
  • Name of the client/building owner
    Mercadeo Inmobiliario, S. A.
  • Function of building
    Entertainment & recreation
  • 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

This area at the recreational aquatic park has its main objective in providing shadow and sun protection for picnic area. The use of membrane was important in this phase. A series of nine cones was design and introduced as a space defining element in the architecture of the place. The membrane color Champagne and the use of wood textured concrete columns gave a contrast in the overall architecture.

Description of the environmental conditions

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Fabric/Hybrid/Foil
    Fabric
  • Type (code)
    Ferrari, Precontraint 502
  • Material Fabric/Foil
    Polyester
  • Material coating
    Formula S: Calibrated PVDF alloy
  • Weight (g/m2)
    500

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    100
  • Maximum height (m)
    4.5
  • Total length (m)
    3
  • Total width (m)
    3
  • Form single element
    Anticlastic
  • Form entire structure
    Anticlastic

Duration of use

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

Involved companies

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