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Portopia Exposition 1981 (Kobe): International Plaza | 1981 | Membrane | Japan


General information
Location address Kobe
Location country Japan
Year of construction 1981
Function of building Exhibition
Type of application of the membrane covering
Primary function of the tensile structure Rain protection
Sun protection
Degree of enclosure Open structure
Climatic zone Temperate - cold winters and mild summers
Number of layers mono-layer
Misc. project details
References Membrane Design in Japan (1967-1990)
Duration of use
Material of the cover
Cable-net/Textile/Hybrid/Foil Foil
Material Fabric/Foil Polyester
Material coating PVC
Main dimensions and form
Covered surface (m2) 2600
Maximum height (m) 15.12
Form of a single element Synclastic
Form of entire structure Synclastic
Involved companies
Architects Nikken Sekkei, planners, architects and engineers
Engineers Masao Saitoh
Contractors Kajima Corporation
Suppliers Taiyo Kogyo Corporation
Editor Marijke Mollaert
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