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General information

  • Location address
    Lambeth, London
  • Location country
    United Kingdom
  • Year of construction
    1992
  • Name of the client/building owner
    British Film Institute
  • Function of building
    Exhibition
  • Degree of enclosure
    Fully enclosed structure
  • Climatic zone
    Temperate - cold winters and mild summers
  • Type of application of the membrane
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Rain protection

Description

Demountable lightweight frame with woven PTFE membrane. Structure can be erected and dismantled within 2 days; the components are sized to fit on a lorry. The Tenara fabric, a woven PTFE fibre membrane, lets a far greater degree of light in and out than conventional PVC fabrics. Floor is aluminium sheet for highly reflective and smooth surface.

Description of the environmental conditions

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Fabric/Hybrid/Foil
    Fabric
  • Material Fabric/Foil
    Tenara

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    400

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Temporary
  • Convertible or mobile
    Mobile
  • Design lifespan in years
    00-05

Involved companies

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