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Silk Road Expo 1988 (Nara): Ukigumo Area | 1988 | Membrane | Japan


General information
Location address Nara
Location country Japan
Year of construction 1988
Function of building Public spaces
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) 2680
Form of a single element Anticlastic
Form of entire structure Anticlastic
Involved companies
Architects Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects
Contractors Obayashi Corporation
Kajima Corporation
Fujita Corporation, JV
Konoike Construction Co., Ltd., JV
Suppliers Taiyo Kogyo Corporation
Editor Marijke Mollaert
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