• terra alta 1
  • terra alta 2
  • terra alta 3
  • terra alta 4
  • terra alta 5
  • terra alta render

General information

  • Home page
    ww.terraalta.com.sv
  • Location address
    Paseo General Escalón #5343, Col. Escalón, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Location country
    El salvador
  • Name of the client/building owner
    grupo arquero
  • Function of building
    FLats & appartements
  • Degree of enclosure
    Open structure
  • Climatic zone
    Tropical - hot and wet all year
  • Type of application of the membrane
    covering
  • Primary function of the tensile structure
    • Sun protection

Description

Due to strong winds and to the fact that the membrane is located over a deck on a 17th floor, the work was already cut out for crearquitectura.

The mayor challenge was reenforcing the concrete slab (both above and underneath) with steel plates for the mast installation, wich also had two secondary structural supports, a joist like structural member, and a tension cable.

Description of the environmental conditions

It has a unique overview of cuscatlan golf club.

Material of the cover

  • Cable-net/Fabric/Hybrid/Foil
    Fabric
  • Type (code)
    FERRARI 902 S
  • Material Fabric/Foil
    Polyester/PVC/PVDF
  • Material coating
    PVC
  • Weight (g/m2)
    950

Main dimensions and form

  • Covered surface (m2)
    100
  • Maximum height (m)
    2.7
  • Total length (m)
    12
  • Total width (m)
    8.25
  • Form entire structure
    Anticlastic

Duration of use

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

Involved companies

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