7a. calle entre 2da. y 3era. avenida, zona 10 Guatemala
Name of the client/building owner
Function of building
FLats & appartements
Degree of enclosure
Tropical - hot and wet all year
Number of layers
Type of application of the membrane
Primary function of the tensile structure
- Sun protection
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
Main dimensions and form
Covered surface (m2)
Maximum height (m)
Total length (m)
Total width (m)
Duration of use
Temporary or permanent structure
Convertible or mobile
Design lifespan in years