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Inflatable cloud | Pneu | Netherlands


General information
Location address Amsterdam
Location country Netherlands
Name of the client/building owner TomTom, Amsterdam
Short description of the project This inflatable cloud, commissioned form FRANTZEN et al architects, was developed, manufactured and installed by Buitink-technology. CityLed from Venray has illuminated the cloud from inside with LED lighting controlled by computer.
The inflatable cloud is built up from about 140 different cutting patterns, generated by Tentech BV in EASY VOL and Rhino, a translucent fire-resistant fabric. The fabric is provided with transparent, round openings. The cloud hangs in stainless steel cables. The cloud was installed in un-inflated situation which means hung in the cables and than inflated. The cloud is kept under pressure by a small 220V air system that measures the pressure and fills with air when the pressure is below a certain point. The inside pressure varies between 20 and 30mbar.
Misc. project details
Duration of use
Temporary or permanent structure Temporary
Convertible or mobile Mobile
Material of the cover
Cable-net/Textile/Hybrid/Foil Fabric
Material Fabric/Foil PVC - coated polyester fabric
Main dimensions and form
Covered surface (m2) 30
Involved companies
Engineers Frantzen et al Architecten BV
Jo Coenen Co Architecten
Contractors Buitink Zeilmakerij
Suppliers Hightex GmbH
Editor Evi Corne
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