• casa santo domingo a
  • casa santo domingo b
  • casa santo domingo c

General information

  • Home page
    www.casasantodomingo.com.gt
  • Location address
    Santo Domingo Del Cerro, Antigua Guatemala
  • Location country
    Guatemala
  • Name of the client/building owner
    casa santo domingo
  • Function of building
    Restaurants & bars
  • Degree of enclosure
    Fully enclosed structure
  • Climatic zone
    Tropical - hot and wet all year
  • Type of application of the membrane
    covering
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Rain protection

Description

The project was developed based on the beautiful mountain and volcano landscapes that sourround the top of the valley in wich this membrane was installed.

The color used resembles somehow the sense of the Baroque architecture as well the colonial style of the city which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.

The membrane itself, has 6 cones formed by central masts derived from a lightweight structure combined with concrete reenforcements.

Description of the environmental conditions

Due to its location on top of a valley, sometimes it whithstands heavy winds and rain.

Antigua Guatemala has an average temperature of 22oC.

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Fabric/Hybrid/Foil
    Fabric
  • Type (code)
    Ferrari, Precontraint 502
  • Material Fabric/Foil
    Polyester/PVC/PVDF
  • Material coating
    PVC
  • Weight (g/m2)
    500

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    400
  • Maximum height (m)
    4.5
  • Total length (m)
    27
  • Total width (m)
    20

Duration of use

  • Temporary or permanent structure
    Permanent
  • Design lifespan in years
    11-20

Involved companies

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