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General information

  • Home page
    http://www.bfl-tr.com
  • Location address
    Tour de France
  • Location country
    France
  • Name of the client/building owner
    Company of the Tour de France event
  • Function of building
    Sport
  • Degree of enclosure
    Open structure
  • Climatic zone
    Temperate - cold winters and mild summers
  • Type of application of the membrane
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Space defining elements

Description

This sculpture is a radial arch structure, which is realized as a pneu.
Two pneumatic stabilized arches carry the Flame Rouge at their crossing point above the track. The structure was the signal to a cyclist of the tour de France for the last 1000m to the end of each run.

Description of the environmental conditions

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Textile/Hybrid/Foil
    Cable-net
  • Type (code)
    Polyester/PVC
  • Material Fabric/Foil
    Polyester
  • Material coating
    PVC
  • Weight (g/m2)
    625

Main dimensions and form

  • Maximum height (m)
    6
  • Total length (m)
    12
  • Total width (m)
    6

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Temporary
  • Convertible or mobile
    Mobile
  • Design lifespan in years
    11-20

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