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Silk Road Expo 1988 (Nara): Heijo Palace Site Area | 1988 | Membrane | Japan


General information
Location address Nara
Location country Japan
Year of construction 1988
Function of building Public spaces
Type of application of the membrane covering
Primary function of the tensile structure Space defining elements
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) 1000
Maximum height (m) 20
Form of a single element Anticlastic
Involved companies
Architects Kiyonori Kikutake Architect & Associates
Contractors Muramoto Construction Co., Ltd.
Asanuma-Gumi Co., Ltd., JV
Suppliers Taiyo Kogyo Corporation
Editor Marijke Mollaert
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