Atrium Sky lounge
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Diagonal 6, zona 10, Guatemala Centro Amércia
Name of the client/building owner
Function of building
FLats & appartements
Degree of enclosure
Tropical - hot and wet all year
Type of application of the membrane
Primary function of the tensile structure
- Sun protection
The project was conceived exclusively for sun protection for the sky lounge of a loft like apartment building.
The 702 ferrari precontraint membrane is fully tensioned by cables on the side with a floating telescopic mast at the center.
The design was created so that the overall view can be appreciated.
Description of the environmental conditions
It´s located in the heart of the heart of Guatemala´s economical center.
It withstands strong winds, and due to the enviromental pollution of the city, maintenance is a priority issue.
Material of the cover
Main dimensions and form
Covered surface (m2)
Maximum height (m)
Total length (m)
Total width (m)
Duration of use
Temporary or permanent structure
Design lifespan in years