Cardboard Dome at IJburg | Hybrid | Netherlands


General information
Location address IJburg Island Amsterdam (2003)Rijnsweert, Utrecht (2004)
Location country Netherlands
Name of the client/building owner Groep van Steen
Function of building Theatres & cinemas
Type of application of the membrane covering
Primary function of the tensile structure Daylight gains
Rain protection
Space defining elements
Wind protection
Degree of enclosure Fully enclosed structure
Climatic zone Temperate - cold winters and mild summers
Number of layers mono-layer
Short description of the project A dome made out of cardboard beams is covered by fabric. The cardboard beams should not get wet, therefore the fabric is placed at the outside of the structure.The fabric is attached at every connection of the bars to distribute the windload coming out of the fabric evenly on the structure.
Misc. project details
Duration of use
Temporary or permanent structure Temporary
Material of the cover
Cable-net/Textile/Hybrid/Foil Hybrid
Type (code) Ferrari, Precontraint 502
Weight (g/m2) 501
Main dimensions and form
Covered surface (m2) 7
Involved companies
Architects Shigeru Ban
Engineers Tentech BV
Contractors Buitink Zeilmakerij
Octatube Space Space Structures
Suppliers FERRARI
Editor Marijke Mollaert