Project Print this project
Burj Al Arab Hotel | Membrane | United arab emirates

\""
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

General information
Location address Dubai
Location country United arab emirates
Primary function of the tensile structure Space defining elements
Sun protection
Wind protection
Degree of enclosure Fully enclosed structure
Number of layers mono-layer
Short description of the project The 200m high inner space hase a double-layered PTFE coated Fibreglass fabric facade. The translucency of the membrane allows the light to enter the atrium and gives an impression of coolness and confidence.
Description of the environmental conditions In the evening the snow white membrane is illuminated by a great variety of coloured spots from outside. The light colours change in a certain rhythm. The membrane is used as the highest and largest screen in the world.
Misc. project details
Duration of use
Temporary or permanent structure Permanent
Material of the cover
Cable-net/Textile/Hybrid/Foil Fabric
Material Fabric/Foil Glasfabric
Material coating PTFE
Main dimensions and form
Maximum free span (m) 200
Form of a single element Anticlastic
Involved companies
Architects W.S. Atkins
Engineers W.S. Atkins
Tensys
Contractors Skyspan
Editor
Editor Marijke Mollaert
 
Knowledgebase
Database
Library
Links
Order TensiNet Publications




 

developed by - kmo2web.be